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JAUHAR AND SAKA REFER TO THE ANCIENT INDIAN RAJPUT HINDU TRADITION OF HONORABLE SELF-IMMOLATION OF WOMEN AND SUBSEQUENT MARCH OF MEN TO THE BATTLEFIELD (AGAINST ANY ODDS) TO END THEIR LIFE WITH RESPECT.