a Pashto term for a decision making assembly of male elders
"most criminal cases are handled by a tribal Jirga rather than by laws or police"
A gathering of elders or leaders in Pakistan or Afghanistan, especially within a tribe.
A jirga is a tribal assembly of elders which takes decisions by consensus, particularly among the Pashtun people but also in other ethnic groups near them; they are most common in Afghanistan and among the Pashtuns in Pakistan near its border with Afghanistan.
The numerical value of jirga in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of jirga in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The government must call the Loya Jirga on time and if it doesn't happen, the people will look for alternatives.
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