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SIRKAR (Persian sarkar, meaning " hea...

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Originally appearing in Volume V25, Page 157 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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SIRKAR (Persian sarkar, meaning " head of affairs "), a term used in India in three distinct senses; for the government or supreme authority, for a division of territory under the Moguls, otherwise spelt circar (q.v.), and for a head servant in Bengal.
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