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Definition of haat in English:


A market, especially one held on a regular basis in a rural area: she had nothing to barter in the haat
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  • The smugglers have the support of local political leaders and the police, and cattle haats (cattle markets) have mushroomed on an 8-km corridor along the border.
  • They organise special exhibitions, haats, bazaars, and training programmes for up-and-coming artisans.
  • In order to put the check on the unofficial border trade, the report suggested that informal trade has to be converted into formal trade by recognizing the traditional haats along the Indo-Bangla border.



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