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Sir Khizr Hayat Tiwana (1900—1975) prime minister of the Punjab

Tiwana, Sir Khizr Hayat


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The East Indian deity of the sea. Until modern times he was propitiated in many small coastal communities by burning small wooden boats known as beera, either annually as a festival or before the start of long voyages.

Subjects: Maritime History.

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