1. A round vessel for keeping liquids (primarily water) in it. A lota with a spout is used for cleansing oneself after urination or definition and this use is primarily associated with Muslims of South Asia i.e. Pakistan, Bangladesh and India, however, similar vessels are used in other Muslim countries too for personal hygiene. It is also used for wadu
or ablution by some Muslims. A lota used for ablution is kept separate from the one used in toilet
2. (In Pakistan) A politician with a tendency of changing political loyalties. This definition comes from the fact that if tilted on its side, a lota (vessel) can easily roll towards the slop.
Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed has become a lota? (i.e. Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed has changed his political party.)
Do not vote for Mushahid Hussain. He is a lota.