(also thikadar /ˈtɛkʌdɑːr/)
- A person who undertakes to provide labour or materials to do a job; a contractor.More example sentences
- Similarly nine-year-old Manju showed deep scars on her hands and legs and said that she was beaten by the thekedar (building contractor) for being slow in breaking heavy stones.
- He told the thekedars that they were committing a crime by appointing child laborers.
- The leaders or thekedars usually do very little physical work, as they are busy in managing the other activities associated with job contracting.