ghat ghat

Definition(s):

  • (n) stairway in India leading down to a landing on the water

Usage(s):

  1. Jackie journeyed to the burning ghat on the Jumna River, laid a bouquet of white roses on the spot where Gandhi was cremated in 1948.
  2. Intently he looked upon the burning ghat.
  3. Back on the banks of the burning ghat, the funeral party prepares to light the pyre.

News

  1. Train runs over 35 devotees, mob attacks train driver

    KHAGARIA, Bihar: A speeding express train ran over devotees waiting on tracks to stop it, leaving 35 persons dead and triggering angry protests by locals who attacked the train driver and set afire its coach besides engine of another train at Dhamara Ghat Station in Khagaria district today.
    on August 20, 2013     Source: INDOlink

  2. Nation + World

    Coaches of the Rajya Rani Express train burn after a mob set it on fire as it ran over a group of Hindu pilgrims at a crowded station in Dhamara Ghat, Bihar state, India, Monday, Aug.19, 2013. At least 37 people were killed.
    on August 20, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

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Quotes

  1. "If any money is saved from beautifying these riverfronts, then the amount saved will be used for renovating the Rathtala Ghat," Mr Meena said.
    on Dec 26, 2007 By: Namo Narain Meena Source: The Statesman

  2. Seeking to stoke Bengali sentiments, Mamata said: "The uninterrupted CPM misrule of 34 years has led to the fall of Bengali self-esteem. It took them (CPM) 34 years to decide on renovation of Nimtola ghat (where Tagore was cremated). Even for this...
    on May 12, 2010 By: Mamata Banerjee Source: Times of India

  3. "Rabri has been performing Chhath puja in Patna ever since we shifted to the state capital over three decades ago. We used to go to Pahalwan Ghat or cross the Ganga on a boat to reach the other side of the river for the purpose," recalled Lalu.
    on Oct 23, 2009 By: Lalu Prasad Source: Times of India

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