Definition of dharna noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈdɜːnə//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɜːrnə//
    ; BrE BrE//ˈdɜːnɑː//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdɜːrnɑː//
    (Indian English)
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  1. 1an act of lying flat on the floor with your face down as an act of worship in a temple
  2. 2a form of protest in which a group of people refuse to leave a factory, public place, etc.