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Dadri, village in N.-W. Provinces, iv. 93.
Dadu, town and taluk in Sind, iv. 93.



Dadu, religious reformer and sacred poet
of Rajputana (16th century), vi. 344.

Dadu Panthis, the followers of Dadu
found in Jaipur, vii. 53 ; Naraina, their
head-quarters, x. 201 ; Rajputana, xi.
416.

Dae, Mr. Arcy, The Literature of Bengal,
quoted, vi. 347 (and footnote) ; 348,
349 (and footnote) ; 352 (footnote). _

Daflapur, town and estate in Bombay, iv.

93, 94-
Daga, creek in Lower Burma, iv. 94.
Da Garaa, Vasco. See Vasco da Gama.
Dagshai,hill cantonment in Punjab, iv. 94.
Da-gyaing, river in Lower Burma, iv. 94.
Dahanu, town, port, and Sub-division in

Bombay, iv. 94, 95.
Dahi, State in Central India, iv. 95.
Dahira, petty State in Kathiawar, iv. 95.
Dahya. See Nomadic hill cultivation.
Daingnete, hill tribe in Lower Burma,

iii. 185.
Dain-hat, town in Bengal, iv. 95.
Dai-pai. See Deh-peh.
Dajal, town in Punjab, iv. 95.
Dakditi, or gang-robbery, notices of, in

Amherst, i. 242 ; South Arcot, i. 327 ;

Bakarganj, i. 448 ; Bellia, ii. 20 ;

Bassein, ii. 195, 200 ; Damurdah, iv.

321 ; Etah, iv. 359 ; Gaya, v. 52 ;

Hazaribagh, v. 380 ; Hugh, v. 497 ;

Jessor, vii. 190 ; Midnapur, ix. 432 ;

Murshidabad, x. 30 ; by the Banjaras

on the Nallamalai Hills, x. 186 ;

Noakhali, x. 343 ; Orchha, x. 425 ;

Palkonda Hills, xi. 11 ; Salwin Hill

Tracts, xii. 176.
Dakatia, river of Bengal, iv. 95, 96.
Dakhineswar, village in Bengal, iv. 96.
Dakor, town in Bombay, iv. 96.
Dakshin. See Deccan.
Dakshin Shahbazpur, island and Sub-
division of Bengal, iv. 96, 97.
Dala, suburb of Rangoon, iv. 97.
Dala, creek in Lower Burma, iv. 97.
Dala-nwun, river in Lower Burma, iv. 97.
Dalat, river in Lower Burma, iv. 97.
Daldis, a fishing race of Janjira, who

supply boatmen for Bombay harbour,

vii. 139.
Dalgoma, village in Assam, iv. 97.
Dalhousie, Lord, Governor - General of

India (1848-56), article ' India,' vi.

412-417 ; his administrative reforms,

412 ; inauguration of the Indian rail-
way system and the Public Works
Department, 412 ; second Sikh war
and annexation of the Punjab, 412,

413 ; second Burmese war and an-
nexation of Pegu, 413, 414 ; policy
towards Native States, 414, 415 ;
annexation of Oudh, and justification
of the measure, 415-417 ; scheme of



INDEX.



87



trunk military railways, 545. Local
notices — Annexed Pegu, iii. 176, 227 ;
Chini, his favourite hill residence, iii.
418 ; appointed the Hugh Committee,
v. 483 ; its report on the James and
Mary Sands, vii. 125 ; preferred
climate of Kotagiri to Utakamand,
viii. 303 : had picture of Baillie's
defeat, and Tipu's mausoleum at Seringa -
patam, restored, xii. 320 ; deprived
Mir Ali Murad Talpur, of Khairpur, of
certain districts in Shikarpur, for for-
gery, xii. 391 ; allowed the Talpur
Mirs to live at Haidarabad (Sind), xii.

Dalhousie, town, cantonment, and sani-
tarium in Punjab, iv. 97, 98.
Dalingkot, hill tract in Bengal, iv. 98.
Dalli, estate in Central Provinces, iv. 98,

Dalma, hill in Bengal, iv. 99.

Dalmau, town, tahsil, and pargana in
Oudh, iv. 99, 100.

Dalmi, ruins in Bengal, iv. 100.

Dalrymple, geographer, his map referred
to on the Tsan-pu river, xiii. 371.

Dalton, Col. E. T., Commissioner of
Chutia Nagpur, iv. 100 ; his Ethnology
of Bengal, quoted, vi. 167 (footnote) ;
and quoted or referred to on the Abars,
i. I ; the Ahams, i. 79 ; the Akas,
i. 135; the Kalitas, iii. 86; the
Bhuiyas, iii. 8y ; the Kurus, iii.
367 ; on the Chutia Nagpur Tributary
States, iii. 462 ; on the caves of
Hathpor, v. 353, 354; the Juangs,
vii. 249-252 ; the Khamtis, viii. 146 ;
the Kols, viii. 254-259 ; on an old
picture dated 1660, viii. 478 ; Kols
and Uraons, viii. 480; the Bhumij Kols,
ix. 280, 281 ; the Miris, ix. 445-450 ;
the Mishmis, ix. 462; ruins at Palma,
xi. 14 ; on the gateways on Ramgarh
Hill, xi. 447 ; the Santals, xii. 237-
246 ; on the history of Singhbhum,
xii. 532-534 ; and the Kols there, xii.

535, 536.
Dalton, Capt., defeated the French at
Trichinopoli, and defended that city,

xiii. 356, 357-
Daltonganj, town in Bengal, iv. 100.
Daltonganj, coal-field in Bengal , iv. IOO.
Dalus, a tribe on the Garo Hills, v. 28.
Dalzell, Col., commanding the 42nd N.

I., which mutinied at Sagar (1857), xii.

io 3-
Damalcherri, pass in Madras, iv. 100,

101.

Daman, tract of upland in the Punjab,
iv. 101.

Daman, Portuguese settlement in Gujarat,
iv. 101-104; physical aspects, 102; agri-
culture, 102; trade, etc., 102, 101 ;



population, 103 ; administration, 103,

104.
Daman-i-Koh, tract of hill country in

Bengal, iv. 104.
Damant, Mr., Deputy Commissioner,

killed by the Nagas at Khonoma

(1879), x. 145-,.,
Damar Singh, Raja of Etah, rebelled in

1857, and was deprived of his estates,

iv. 360, 367.
Damascened steel work, vi. 607.
Dam- Dani a. See Dum-Dum.
Dam-ma-tha, town in Lower Burma, iv.

104.
Damodar, river in Bengal, iv. 105-107.
Damodar coal tract, geology of the, vi.

636-63S.
Damoh, District in Central Provinces, iv.

107-114; physical aspects, 107, 108;

history, 108, 109 ; population, 109,

no ; division into town and country,

no, in; agriculture, III, 112;

commerce and trade, 112, 113;

medical aspects, 113, 114.
Damoh, town and tahsil in Central

Provinces, iv. 114.
Damsang. See Dalingkot.
Dandis, a sect of Sivaite religious ascetics

and mendicants, vi. 213, 214.
Dangs, The, tract in Bombav, iv. 114-

116.
Dangurli, estate in Central Provinces,

iv. 117.
Danish East India Companies (1612

and 1670) and their Settlements, article

' India,' vi. 372. Local notices —

Calicut, iii. 270 ; Kolachel, viii. 272 ;

Nicobar Islands, x. 297 ; Porto Novo,

xi. 222 ; Serampur, xii. 318; Tran-

quebar, xiii. 183, 340, 341.
Danish missionaries, vi. 259, 260. See

Missions.
Dankar, village in Punjab, iv. 117.
Dankaur, town in N.-W. Provinces, iv.

II7 \
Dankia, mountain in Sikkim, iv. 117.

Danta, town and State in Gujarat, iv. 1 1 S.

Dantewara, village in Bastar State,

Central Provinces, iv. 118.
Dan tun, village in Bengal, iv. 118.
Daniit - Paya - gyi, pagoda in Lower

Burma, iv. 118.
D'Anville, geographer, believed the Ira-

wadi to be identical with the Tsan-pu,

vii. 19, xiii. 371.
Da-moun, tidal creek in Lower Burma,

iv. 1 iS, 119.
Danyal Mirza, son of Akbar, took

Ahmadnagar (1599), i. 108; made

Governor of Berar (1599), v. 262;

Governor of Khandesh, viii. 152 ;

Governor of the Deccan (1600), and



drank himself to death,



330.



INDEX.



Ddo or axe, Use of, in Assam, i. 362 ;

Darjiling, iv. 134 ; Jaintia Hills, vii.

49; Jalpaiguri, vii. 1 12; by the

Angami Nagas, x. 148, 150, 152.
Daos, name given to Cacharis, who refuse

to be converted to Hinduism, iii. 231.
Daphla Hills, tract of country bordering

Assam, iv. 119, 120.
Daphlas, aboriginal tribe in the mountains

of Assam, i. 353 ; in Lakhimpur, viii.

431-
Dapoli, town and Sub-division in Bom-
bay, iv. 120, 121.
Dara, brother of Aurungzeb, was defeated
by him at Ajmere (1659), i. 121 ; con-
structed canal at Pasrvir, xi. 80 ; was
supported by the Rajput chiefs, xi. 405 ;
defeated at Ujjain (1658), xiii. 417.
Daraganj, suburb of Allahabad, N.-W.

Provinces, iv. 121.
Darapur, village in Punjab, iv. 122.
Darapur. See Dharapuram.
Darauti, village in Bengal, iv. 122.
Darbelo, town in Sind, iv. 122.
Darbhangah, District in Bengal, iv. 122-
126 ; physical aspects, 122, 123 ; popu-
lation, 123, 124 ; distribution of people
into town and country, 124, 125 ;
land tenures, 125; administration, 125,
126 ; climate, 126.
Darbhangah, Sub-division in Bengal, iv.

126.

Darbhangah, town in Bengal, iv. 126-128.

Dards, Aryan race of mountaineers in

the Himalaya Mountains, v. 404, 412 ;

and the Hindu Rush, v. 417, 418.

Dareh-bauk, name given to northern mouth

of Salwin river, Lower Burma, iv. 128.

Dareh-byu, creek in Lower Burma, iv.

128.
Darjiling, District in Bengal, iv. 128-
140; physical aspects, 129- 13 1 ; history,
131, 132; population, 132-134; agri-
culture, 134, 135 ; tea, 135, 136 ;
cinchona, etc., 136, 137; manufactures,
trade, etc., 137; mines, 137, 138;
administration, 138, 139; medical
aspects, 139, 140.
Darjiling, Sub-division in Bengal, iv. 140.
Darjiling, hill station in Bengal, iv. 140,

141.
Darkuti, hill in Punjab, iv. 141.
Darman, town in Punjab, iv. 141.
Daro, village in Sind, iv. 141.
Darod, petty State in Rathiawar, iv. 141.
Darrang, District in Assam, iv. 141 -1 50 ;
physical aspects, 142, 143 ; history,
143, 144 ; population, 144- 146 ; agri-
culture, 146, 147 ; manufactures, etc.,
147, 148 ; administration, 148, 149 ;
medical aspects, 149, 150.
Darrangiri, village in Assam, iv. 150.
Darsenda. See Rumharsin.



Darsi, town, taluk, and estate in Madras,

iv. 150, 151.
Darwa, town and taluk in Berar, iv. 151.
Darwani, village in Bengal, iv. 151.
Daryabad, town and pargand in Oudh,

iv. 151, 152.
Darya Rheri, State in Central India, iv.

152.
Daryapur, town and taluk in Berar, iv.

152.
Dasai, town in Central India, iv. 152.
Dasara, State in Rathiawar, iv. 152,

153-
Dasarazupalli, village in Madras, iv. 153.
Daska, town and tahsil in Punjab, iv. 153.
Daskroi, Sub-division in Bombay, iv.

153, 154-
Dasna, town in N.-W. Provinces, iv. 154.
Daspalla, tributary State of Orissa, iv.

154.
Dasiiya, town and tahsil in Punjab, iv.

155-

Dasyus, the Aryan name for the non-
Aryans or aborigines, vi. 53.

Dalaganj, town and tahsil in N.-W.
Provinces, iv. 155.

Datana, chiefship in Central India, iv. 155.

Date palms, grown in Baluchistan, ii. 36 ;
Dera Ghazi Rhan, iv. 208 ; Faridpur,
iv. 403 ; Jessor, vii. 383, 387 ; Rarnal,
viii. 19; Rhairpur, viii. 136; Rhisor
Hills, viii. 203 ; Rhulna, viii. 205,
207 ; the Ronkan, viii. 291 ; La.rkha.na,
viii. 463 ; Muzaffargarh, x. 57 ; Mysore
District, x. 114; Punjab, xi. 259;
Secunderabad, xii. 302 ; Shorkot, xii.
424 ; Sind, xii. 507, 520 ; Sitpur, xiii.
39; Sukkur, xiii. 91 ; Surat, xiii. 119;
Syamnagar, xiii. 143 ; Thana, xiii.
251 ; Upper Sind Frontier, xiii. 466;
Wardha, xiii. 523. See also Palms
(unspecified).

Datha, State in Rathiawar, iv. 155, 156.

Dathweh-kyauk, river in Lower Burma,
iv. 156.

Dathweh-kyauk, village in Lower Burma,
iv. 156.

Datia, State in Bundelkhand, iv. 156.

Datia, town in Bundelkhand, iv. 156,

Datiore, seaport in Bombay, iv. 157.

Dattaw, stream in Lower Burma, iv. 157.

Dattigaon, town in Central India, iv. 157.

Datt's Bazar, village in Bengal, iv. 157.

David Rhan, last Afghnn king of Bengal,
defeated by Mana'im Rhan (1575),
v. 36 ; retired into Orissa, and was
killed (1578), x. 430.

David Rhan, administered the Deccan
under Bahadur Shah, and was killed
in battle (1716), v. 257; blockaded
Madras (1702), ix. 103; took Vellore
from the Marathas (1706), xiii. 467.



INDEX.



Dai'idnagar, town in Bengal, iv. 157, 158.
Daudpur, village in Bengal, iv. 158.
Daudputras, The, their authority in Upper

Sind, xii. 511.
Daudzai. See Doaba Daudzai.
Daulatabad, historic capital in the Deccan,

iv. 158-160.
Daulat Khan, village in Bengal, iv. 160.
Daulatpur, village in Sind, iv. 160.
Dauleswaram. See Dowlaishvaram.
Daundia Khera, pargand in Oudh, iv.

160, 161.
Dausa, town in Central India, iv. 161.
Davangere, taluk in Mysore, iv. 161.
Davangere, town in Mysore, iv. 161.
Davasi-Betta, peak in Mysore, iv. 161.
David, Fort St., historic fort in Madras,

iv. 162.
Davids, Prof. Rhys, Buddhism, quoted,

article ' India,' vi. 137 (footnote) ;

Buddhist Birth Stories, vi. 137 (foot-
note).
Davidson, Alexander, Governor of Madras

(1785-86), ix. 67.
Davies, Sir R. H., fifth Lt. -Governor of

the Punjab, xi. 270 ; on Kunawar, "

xii. 500.
Dawa, estate in Central Provinces, iv.

162.
Dawer, town in Rajputana, iv. 162.
Dawna, range of mountains in Lower

Burma, iv. 162, 163.
Day, Francis, chief of Settlement at

Armagaon, purchased site of Madras

(1639), and built factory there, ix. 103 ;

his original building, ix. 106 ; founded

the factory at Armagaon (1625), x. 263.
Day, Dr., on the resemblance of the pala

to the hilsa fish, vii. 14 ; on ruins of

Kodungahir, viii. 240, 241 ; his Fishes

of India, ix. 96 ; on Verapoli, xiii.

471, 472.
Daya. river in Orissa, iv. 163.
Dayang or Doyong, river in Assam, iv.

163.
Day-labourers, their wages given in the

different District articles. See also

Landless day-labourers.
Death-rate and average duration of life

in India, vi. 666, 667 ; death and birth

rates in different Provinces, vi. 667-

679.
Deaths by snake-bite and wild beasts.

See Snake-bite and wild beasts, deaths

by.
Debar, lake in Central India, iv. 163.
Debhata, village in Bengal, iv. 163.
Debi Patan, village in Oudh, iv. 163, 164.
Debt of India and its growth, vi. 469.
Deccan, The, or Southern India, vi. 34-

41 ; its mountain ranges and elevated

table-land, 35, 36 ; mountain passes,

36, 37; rivers, 37; forests, 38, 40;



scenery, 40 ; crops, 40, 41 ; minerals,
41 ; Maratha power in the Deccan,

320, 322, 323, iv. 164, 166.

Deccan Agriculturists' Relief Acts, a rural

insolvency law, vi. 449, 450, xii. 280.
Decennial Settlement, The (1789-91),

vi-393-

Decline and fall of the Mughal Empire
(1707-1857), vi. 312-316 ; chief events,
312, 313 and footnote ; the six puppet
kings, 313 ; independence of the
Deccan and Oudh, 314 ; the Maratha
chauth, 314 ; invasions of Nadir Shah
the Persian, and Ahmad Shah the
Afghan, 314, 315 ; misery of the Pro-
vinces, 315 ; third battle of Panipat,
315 ; fall of the Empire, 315, 316.

Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire,
quoted, vi. 230 (footnote I); 239 (foot-
note 2).

Decline of the Peshwas (1772-1818), vi.

321, 322.

Decorative art in India, vi. 112, 113.

Dedan, State in Kathiawar, iv. 166.

Dedarda, State in Kathiawar, iv. 166.

Deeg. See Dig.

Deer, Varieties of, article ' India,' vi. 657,
658. Local notices — Mount Abu, i. 6 ;
Ajmere, i. 119; Akola, i. 141; Am-
ritsar, i. 255 ; Anamalai Hills, i. 270 ;
Anantapur, i. 274 ; Andipatti Hills, i.
288 ; Arakan Hill Tracts, i. 299 ;
North Arcot, i. 312 ; South Arcot,
i. 320 ; Assam, i. 349 ; Banda, ii. 47 ;
Bankura, ii. 79 ; Bannu, ii. 90 ; Bara
Banki, ii. 106 ; Basti, ii. 209 ; Bel-
gaum, ii. 232 ; Bellary, ii. 241 ; Bhan-
dara, ii. 361 ; Bhutan, ii. 414 ; Bogra,
iii. 21 ; Bombay Presidency, iii. 46 ;
Buldana, iii. 143 ; Upper Burma, iii.
212; Cawnpur, iii. 280; Chamba, iii.
329 ; Chhindwara, iii. 399 ; Chitta-
gong, iii. 435 ; Chittagong Hill Tracts,
iii. 448 ; Cochin, iv. 2 ; Coimbatore,
iv. 15 ; Cuddapah, iv. 48 ; Darjiling,
iv. 130 ; Dehra Dun, iv. 169 ; Dhar,
iv. 246 ; Dharwar, iv. 259 ; Dinajpur,
iv. 291 ; Eastern Dwars, iv. 329 ; Garo
Hills, v. 26 ; Godavari, v. 123 ;
Gonda, v. 147 ; Goona, v. 159 ; Gur-
daspur, v. 207 ; Gurgaon, v. 216 ;
Gwalior, v. 229 ; Hardoi, v. 322 ;
Plassan, v. 346 ; Hazaribagh, v. 370 ;
Hill Tipperah, v. 395 ; Himalaya
Mountains, v. 409 ; Hoshiarpur, v.
452 ; Jalpaiguri, vii. 109 ; Jerruck,
vii. 180 ; Jhang, vii. 206 : Jhansi, vii.
217 ; Kadur, vii. 283 ; Kamrup, vii.
355 ; North Kanara, vii. 370 ; South
Kanara, vii. 377 ; Kangra, vii. 414 ;
Karauli, vii. 471 ; Karnul, viii. 35, 36;
Kashmir, viii. 68 ; Khairpur, viii. 133;
Khandesh, viii. 150 ; Khasi Hills, viii.



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INDEX.



173 ; Kheri, viii. 190 ; Kistna, viii.
226 ; Kotah, viii. 304 ; Kumaun, viii.
349 ; Lahore, viii. 405 ; Lakhimpur,
viii. 427 ; Lalitpur, viii. 447 ; Lohar-
daga, viii. 477 ; Madras Presidency,
ix. 8, 90 ; Madura, ix. 121 ; Maiman-
singh, ix. 192 ; Malabar, ix. 220 ;
Mallani, ix. 260 ; Malwa, ix. 268 ;
Manbhum, ix. 279 ; Manipur, ix. 325 ;
Melghat, ix. 403 ; Mergui, ix. 407 ;
Mergui Archipelago, ix. 412 ; Midna-
pur, ix. 425 ; Mirzapur, ix. 453 ; Mon-
ghyr, ix. 481 ; Montgomery, ix. 495 ;
Moradabad, ix. 505 ; Murshidabad, x.
22 ; Muzaffargarh, x. 58 ; Mysore, x.
115 ; Naga Hills, x. 143 ; Nallamalai
Hills, x. 185 ; Nasik, x. 228 ; Nellore,
x. 262 ; Nepal, x. 278 ; Nilgiri Hills,
x. 307 ; Nimar, x. 328 ; Noakhali, x.
341 ; Patna, x. 512 ; Palkonda Hills,
xi. 11 ; Palni Mountains, xi. 17 ;
Peshawar, xi. 146, 147 ; Pilibhit, xi.
172 ; Pishin, xi. 188 ; Polur, xi. 197 ;
Poona, xi. 200 ; Punjab, xi. 259 ;
Raipur, xi. 368 ; Rangpur, xi. 489 ;
Ratnagiri, xii. 4 ; Rawal Pindi, xii. 23;
Rewa Kantha, xii. 49 ; Rohtak, xii.
69 ; Saharanpur, xii. 1 15 ; Salem, xii.
152 ; Santal Parganas, xii. 227 ; Sa-
tara, xii. 277 ; Savvantwari, xii. 296 ;
Shahabad, xii. 324 ; Shajahanpur, xii.
344 ; Shimoga, xii. 400 ; Sibsagar, xii.
460; Singhbhum, xii. 531, 532; Sirohi,
xiii. 3 ; Sirsa, xiii. 10 ; Sitapur, xiii.
30 ; Sultanpur, xiii. 97 ; the Sundar-
bans, xiii. 109, 189 ; Sylhet, xiii. 145;
Tarai, xiii. 208 ; Thayet-myo, xiii.
279 ; Travancore, xiii. 345 ; Twenty-
four Parganas, xiii. 389 ; Wardha, xiii.
524 ; Wiin, xiii. 537. See also Bdra-
singha or Swamp deer, Barking deer,
Mouse deer, Musk deer, Ravine deer,
Sdmbhar, and Spotted deer.

Deesa. See Disa.

Degam, seaport in Bombay, iv. 166, 167.

Degh, river in Punjab, iv. 167.

Dehej, seaport in Bombay, iv. 167.

Dehli. See Delhi.

Deh-peh, lake in Lower Burma, iv. 168.

Dehra, town and tahsil in N.-W. Pro-
vinces, iv. 168.

Dehra Dun, District in N.-W. Provinces,
iv. 168-176; physical aspects, 168-170;
history, 170-172; population, 172-174;
agriculture, 174, 175 ; commerce and
trade, etc., 175; administration, 175,
176; medical aspects, 176.

Dehri, town in Bengal, iv. 177.

Dehwars, the cultivating communities of
Khelat, viii. 188.

Deighton, sent by Bengal Government to
cede Tinnevelli to the Dutch for 1000
men, xiii. 309.



Delafosse, Major H. G., narrative of his
escape from Cawnpur and the fight at
Baksar (1857), i. 451.

Delamotte, Gen., took Manohar (1845),
ix. 338.

Delan Sa, Gond chief, rose in rebellion
in Sagar (1842), xii. 102.

Delia Valle (1623), mentions Honawar as
a Portuguese settlement, v. 440.

Delhi, Division or Commissionership in
Punjab, iv. 177.

Delhi, District in Punjab, iv. 177-185;
physical aspects, 178, 179; history,
179, 180; population, 180, 182; agri-
culture, 182, 183; commerce and trade,
183, 184; administration, 184, 185;
medical aspects, 185.

Delhi, tahsil in Punjab, iv. 185.

Delhi, city in Punjab, iv. 185-197 ;
history, 189 - 195 ; population, 195,
196 ; institutions, public buildings, etc.,
196; communications, trade, 196, 197;
siege and storm of, article ' India,' vi.
421.

Delisle, Lieut., proposed Vehar reservoir
for water-supply of Bombay, xiii. 466.

Delly, hill in Madras, iv. 197.

Del Mar's History of A/oney in Ancient
Countries, quoted, vi. 163.

Delta of Bengal, vi. 23-28 ; deltaic distri-
butaries, 23 ; combined delta of the
Ganges, Brahmaputra, and Meghna,

24 ; deltaic swamps, 24 ; land-making,

25 ; size of the Bengal delta, 26 ;
deltaic depressions, 26 ; subterranean
structure of the Bengal delta at Cal-
cutta, 26 (footnote) ; alluvial deposits
of the Ganges and Brahmaputra, 26,
27 ; amount of silt deposited at Ghazi-
pur and in the delta, 27, 28 ; age of
the Bengal delta, 28.

Deltaic channel of the Ganges, Section
of, vi. 23.

Demagiri, waterfall in Bengal, iv. 197.

Demon-worship among the Puliyars, i.
270 ; the Arakan hill tribes, i. 301 ; in
Banka, ii. 74 ; Bhagalpur, ii. 347 ;
Coorg, iv. 29 ; Madura, ix. 127 ; the
Maldive Islands, ix. 250.

Denaikankotai, town in Madras, iv. 197,
198.

Dengue fever, in N. Arcot, i. 319 ; Ban-
galore, ii. 65 ; Bhagalpur, ii. 351 ;
Salem, xii. 165.

Denison, Sir W., Governor of Madras
(1861-63), ix. 67 ; established Saidapet
model farm, xii. 140.

Density of the Indian population, vi. 46 ;
overcrowded and underpeopled Pro-
vinces, vi. 46, 47 ; population entirely
rural, vi. 46 ; immobility of the rural
population, vi. 47 ; relation of labour
to land, vi. 48, 49 ; unequal pressure of



INDEX.



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the population on the land, vi. 49, 50 ;

increase of population since 1S72, vi.

50. See also the Population section

of each District article.
Denwa, river in Central Provinces, iv.

19S.
Denwa, forest in Central Provinces, iv.

198.
Denwars, tribe living in the valleys of

Nepal, x. 271.
Deo, town in Bengal, iv. 198.
Deoband, town and tahsil in N.-W. Pro-
vinces, iv. 198, 199.
Deocha, village in Bengal, iv. 199.
Deodamgar, mountain peak in Madras,

iv. 199.
Deodar, State in Gujarat, iv. 199, 200.
Deodar trees, in the Chaur, iii. 377 ;

Darjiling, iv. 129 ; Dehra Dun, iv. 169 ;

Garhwal, v. 24 ; Himalaya Mountains,

v. 409 ; Mont Jako, vii. 74 ; Jaunsar

Bawar, vii. 160 ; Kangra, vii. 411; Kash-
mir, viii. 7 1 ; Naldera in Kotbi, viii. 311;

Kulu, viii. 336, ^37^ 33 8 5 Punjab, xi.

280 ; Seoraj, xii. 316 ; Simla, xii. 491.
Deogaon, town and tahsil in N.-W. Pro-
vinces, iv. 200.
Deogarh, town in Rajputana, iv. 200.
Deogarh, Sub-division in Bengal, iv. 200,

201.
Deogarh, town in Bengal, iv. 201, 202.
Deogarh. See Devgadh.
Deogarh, village in Central Provinces,

iv. 202, 203.
Deohra. See Deorha.
Deokarn, mutineer leader in Muttra,

taken prisoner (1857), x. 47.
Deolali, cantonment in Bombay, iv. 203.
Deoli, cantonment in Ajmere-Merwara,

iv. 203.
Deoli, town in Central Provinces, iv. 203,

204.
Deolia, ancient capital of Partabgarh

State, iv. 204.
Deonthal, village in Punjab, iv. 204.
Deonthal, hill in Punjab, iv. 204.
Deoprayag, village in N.-W. Provinces,

iv. 204, 205.
Deora Kot, town in Oudh, iv. 205.
Deorha, village in Punjab, iv. 205.
Deori, estate in Central Provinces, iv.

205.
Deori, town in Central Provinces, iv. 205,

206.
Deoria, tahsil in N.-W. Provinces, iv.

206.
Deori Chutiyas. See Chutiyas.
Deotigarh, mountain range in Assam, iv.

206, 207.
Dera, tahsil in Punjab, iv. 207.
Dera Ghazi Khan, District in Punjab, iv.

207-217 ; physical aspects, 207-210 ;

history, 210-212 ; population, 212-214 ;



agriculture, 214, 215 ; commerce and
trade, etc., 215, 216; administration,

216, 217 ; medical aspects, 217.

Dera Ghazi Khan, tahsil in Punjab, iv.

217.
Dera Ghazi Khan, town in Punjab, iv.

217, 218.

Dera Ismail Khan, District in Punjab,
iv. 218-226 ; physical aspects, 219, 220;
history, 220-222; population, 222,
223 ; agriculture, 223, 224 ; commerce
and trade, 224, 225 ; administration,
225, 226 ; medical aspects, 226.

Dera Ismail Khan, tahsil in Punjab, iv.
226.

Dera Ismail Khan, town in Punjab, iv.
226-228.

Derajat, Division or Commissionership
in Punjab, iv. 228.

Dera Nanak, town in Punjab, iv. 22S,
229.

Derapur, town and tahsil in N.-W. Pro-
vinces, iv. 229.

Derband, village in Punjab, iv. 229.

Derdi Janbai, petty State in Kathiawar,
iv. 229.

Deri Kot. See Ghaibi Dero.

Deri Shahan. See Dheri Shahan.

Dero Mohbat, taluk in Sind, iv. 230.

Deserted river marts and capitals, vi. 30.

Deshmukhs, particularly numerous in
Deolali, iv. 203.

Despat, outlaw, sacked Srinagar (N.-W.
P.) during the Mutiny, xiii. y8.

Deswalis, aboriginal tribe in Maksudan-
garh, ix. 215.

Detanaw, village in Lower Burma, iv. 230.

Deulgaon Raja, town in Berar, iv. 230,
231.

Deulghat, town in Berar, iv. 231.

Devadatta, the Buddhist schismatic,
article ' India,' vi. 140.

Devala, town in Madras, iv. 231.

Devalgaon. See Deulgaon Raja.

Devalia. See Dewalia.

Devanhalli, town and taluk in Mysore,
iv. 231, 232.

Devarayapalle, village in Madras, iv. 232.

Devaraydurga, fortified hill in Mysore, iv.
232.

Devgadh, Sub-division in Bombay, iv.

232, 233.

Devgadh, seaport in Bombay, iv. 233.
Devi, river in Orissa, iv. 233.
Devikota, town in Madras, iv. 233.
Devikota, historic fort in Madras, iv.

233, 234.

Devjagaon, place of pilgrimage in Bom-
bay, iv. 234.
Dewa, town and pargand in Oudh, iv.

234, 235.

Dewala, village in Central Provinces, iv.
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INDEX.



Dewalgaon, village in Central Provinces,
iv. 235.

Dewalghat. See Deulghat.

Dewalia, State in Kathiawar, iv. 235.

Dewalwara, village in Central Provinces,
iv. 235, 236.

Dewalwara, village in Berar, iv. 236.

Dewas, town and State in Central India,
iv. 236, 237.

Dhabien. See Dabien.

Dhabla Dhir, chiefship in Central India,
iv. 237.

Dhabla Ghosi, chiefship in Central India,
iv. 237.

Dhadhar, river in W. India, iv. 237, 238.

Dhaka. See Dacca.

Dhak trees, in Alamnagar, i. 163 ; Allah-
abad, i. 190; Ambala, i. 215; Amrit-
sar, i. 255 ; Azamgarh, i. 392 ; Bhagal-
pur, ii. 344 ; Bijnaur, ii. 428 ; Budaun,
iii. 116; Bulandshahr, iii. 132; Cawn-
pur, iii. 280 ; Etawah, iv. 370 ; Indore,
vii. 2; Jaunpur, vii. 151 ; Jhansi, vii.
217 ; Karauli, vii. 471 ; Ludhiana, viii.
519 ; Mainpuri, ix. 202 ; Muzaffargarh,
x. 57; Muzaffarnagar, x. 67; N.-W.



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