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Baillie, Major, took Aden (1839), i. 17.

Bainchi, village in Bengal, i. 437.

Bairagis, Vishnuite ascetics and mendi-
cants in the Eastern Dwars, iv. 332 ;
Madras, ix. 20.

Bairagnia. See Bhairagnia.

Bairam Ghat, place of sanctity in Berar,

»; 437.

Bairam Khan, regent during the early
years of Akbar's reign, vi. 291, 292.

Bairath, town in Rajputana, i. 437.

Baird, Sir David, prison of, at Banga-
lore, ii. 67.



Bairia. See Biria.

Baitarani, river in Orissa, i. 437, 438.

Baiza Bai, widow of Daulat Rao Sind'a,
removed from Gwalior for creating dis-
turbances, v. 230, 231.

Bajana, petty State in Kathiawar, i. 438.

Bajana, town in Bombay, i. 438.

Baj-baj, village in Bengal, i. 438.

Baji Rao, second Peshwa (172 1 -40) ;
his conquest of the Deccan and Malwa,
from the Mughals, and capture of
Bassein from the Portuguese, article
'India,' vi. 320. Local notices —
Established the Maratha authority
in Bundelkhand, iii. 155 ; received
part of Damoh from Chhatar Sal, iv.
109 ; at Delhi and on the Jumna,
x - 366, 367 ; died at Raver, where
is his cenotaph, xii. 14 ; exacted
chanth from the Rana of Mewar, xiii.
405, 406.

Baji Rao II., seventh and last Peshwa
(1795-1818), article 'India,' vi. 323;
second and third Maratha wars,
and annexation of the Peshwa's ter-
ritories, 323, 324. Local notices —
Banished to Bithur, iii. 20 ; attack on
the Resident, defeat and deposition,
iii. 39 ; defeated at Kirki, viii. 221 ;
and at Korigaum, viii. 298, 299 ;
placed on the throne by the treaty of
Mahad, ix. 154; surrendered to Mal-
colm at Nimar, x. 331 ; defeated at Pan-
darkanra, xi. 35, xiii. 540 ; his three
defeats, xi. 212, 213.

Bajitpur, town in Bengal, i. 438, 439.

Bajrangarh, district in Central India,
i ; 439-

Bajwara, village in Punjab, i. 439.

Bakaner, pargand in Central India, i.
439.

Bakarganj, District in Bengal, i. 439-449;
physical aspects, 439-442 ; administra-
tive history, 442 ; population, 442-444 ;
agriculture, 444-446 ; land tenures,
446 ; natural calamities, 446, 447 ;
commerce and trade, 447 ; administra-
tion, 447, 449 ; medical aspects, 449.

Bakarganj, ancient town in Bengal, i.
449.

Baker, Aaron, first Governor of Madras
(!653-59), ix. 66.

Baker, Sir T. D., sent from Kabul to
disperse Afghans, vii. 274 ; marched
against Achakzai tribe in Pishin (1880),
xi. 189.

Bakeswar, river in Bengal, i. 449.

Bakhar. See Bukkur.

Bakhra, village in Bengal, i. 449, 450.

Baksh, Sir Hardeo, sheltered English
officers at Dharmpur (1857), iv. 255.

Bakhshi Khal, water channel in Bengal,
i. 450.



INDEX.



27



Bakht Bali, Raja of Shahgarh, rebelled

1857, seized Banda, and was defeated

by Rose, xii. 103.
Bakht Buland, Gond Raja of Deogarh,

extended his territories, iii. 399 ; his

reign and foundation of Nagpur, x.

166 ; obtained Seoni, xii. 309 ; ravaged

Wiin, xiii. 539, 540.
Bakht Khan, mutineer leader in Bareilly,

iv. 411.
Bakhtgarh, petty State in Central India,

I 45?-
Bakhtiarpur, village in Bengal, i. 450.
Bakkarayasamiidram, village in Madras,

i. 450.
Bakloh, town in Punjab, i. 450.
Bakra River, stream in Berar, i. 450.
Baksar, village in Oudh, i. 450, 451.
Bakud Creek, branch of the Mahanadi,

in Orissa, i. 451, 452.
Balaganj, village in Assam, i. 452.
Balagarh, town in Bengal, i. 452.
Balaghat, name given to certain Districts

in the Karnatic of the Vijayanagar

kingdom, i. 452.
Balaghat, the upland country of Berar, i.

45 2 - ,
Balaghat, District in Central Provinces, i.

45 2 -457 ; physical aspects, 45 2 "454 J
history, 454 ; population, 454, 455 ;
division into town and country, 455 ;
agriculture, 455, 456 ; commerce and
trade, 456 ; administration, 457 ; medi-
cal aspects, 457.

Balahera, village in Rajputana, i. 457.

Balahi, hill range in Central Provinces,
i. 457-

Balaji Baji Rao, third Peshwa (1740-
71) ; his expeditions to Bengal and
the Punjab ; defeat of, by Ahmad
Shah Durani at the third battle of
Panipat, article ' India,' vi. 320,
321. Local notices — Annexed part of
Hoshungabad, v. 443 ; took Mandla,
ix. 302, 307. See also Marathas.

Balaji Lakshman, Maratha governor of
Khandesh, massacred 7000 Bhils at
Kopargaon (1804), viii. 293.

Balaji Viswanath, first Peshwa (1718-
20), extorts chauth from the Delhi
emperor for the Deccan, article ' India,'
vi. 320 ; built hill fort of Visapur,
xiii. 480. See also Marathas.

Balak Das, successor of Ghasi Das as
high priest of Satnamis, murdered
(i860), iii. 313.

Balakot, town in Punjab, i. 458.

Balakot, fortified village in Central
Provinces, i. 458.

Balaman, town and pargand in Oudh, i.

458.
Balance sheet of British India, vi. 465,
466.



Balance of trade (India's), vi. 558, 559 ;
Sir R. Temple's Minute on, vi. 581-583.

Balapur, taluk in Berar, i. 458, 459.

Balarampur, town in Bengal, i. 459.

Balasan, river in Bengal, i. 459.

Balasinor, Native State in Bombay, i.
459, 460.

Balasinor, town in Bombay, i. 460.

Balasor, District in Orissa, ii. 1-10 ;
physical aspects, I, 2 ; rivers, 2, 3 ;
ports and harbours, 3, 4 ; history, 4-6 ;
population, 6, 7 ; agriculture, 7 ;
natural calamities, 7, 8 ; manufactures,
8, 9 ; trade, 9 ; administration, 9, 10 ;
medical aspects, 10.

Balasor, Sub-division in Orissa, ii. 10, 1 1.

Balasor, town and port in Orissa, ii. 1 1 ;
East India Company's factory started
at (1642), vi. 369.

Balasor, peak in Madras, ii. 11.

Balban, the last King but one of the
Slave dynasty (1265-87) ; his cruelties
to the Hindus ; Rajput revolts and
Mughal inroads ; his fifteen royal
pensioners, article ' India,' vi. 280.
Local notices — Cleared Etah of ban-
ditti, iv. 359 ; built fort of Kampil,
vn - 353 ; subdued Mewat, ix. 418 ;
invaded Moradabad, ix. 505.

Balbi, Gaspar, on Dagon, now Rangoon,
in 1580, quoted, xi. 482.

Balcha, pass in Garhwal, ii. II.

Balchri, island in Bengal, ii. 11.

Baldeva or Baldeo, village and place of
pilgrimage in N.-W. Provinces, ii. II.

Baldeva Singh, Raja of Bhartpur, ceno-
taph of, at Gobardhan, v. 12 1.

Baldiabari, village in Bengal, ii. II, 12.

Baleswar River, one of the principal
distributaries of the Ganges, ii. 12.

Bali, town in Bengal, ii. 12.

Bali, market village in Bengal, ii. 12.

Balia, village in Bengal. See Alawak-
hawa.

Baliaghata, trading village in Bengal, ii.
12.

Baliaghata, canal in Bengal, ii. 12.

Baliganj, suburb of Calcutta. See Bally-
gunge.

Balighatiam, village in Madras, ii. 13.

Balihri, town in Central Provinces, ii. 13.

Balipara, forest reserve in Assam, ii. 13.

Balirangan, range of mountains in Madras.
See Biligiri-Rangan.

Balisna, town in Bombay, ii. 14.

Balkh, Province of Afghanistan. See
Afghan-Turkistan.

Balkh, city of Afghan-Turkistan, ii.
14-16 ; city, 14, 15 ; country, 15, 16 ;
history, 16.

Ball, Vincent, on the geology of the
Rajmahal Hills, xi. 390, 391 ; on the
cave tunnel in Ramgarh Hill, xi. 447.



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INDEX.



Ballabgarh, town and tahsil in Punjab,
ii. 1 6.

Ballabhpur, suburb of Serampur, Bengal,
ii. 17.

Ballala, Hoysala, dynasty in Southern
India, had their capital at Dorasamudra,
now Halebid, taken by Muhammadans
(1310), v. 295; in Madras, ix. II ; in
Mysore, x. 93 ; ruled over Salem, xii.
154 ; had a later capital at Talkad, xiii.
167 ; took refuge at Tonnur, xiii. 338.

Ballalpur, village in Central Provinces,
ii. 17.

Ballal-rayan-durga, village in Mysore,
ii. 17.

Ballantyne, Dr., The Sdnkhya Aphorisms
of Kapila, quoted, vi. 154 (footnote I).

Ballapal, forest reserve in Madras, ii.
17, 18.

Ballia, District in N.-W. Provinces, ii.
18-23 ; physical aspects, 18, 19 ;
history, 19 ; archaeology, 19 ; popula-
tion, 19, 20 ; agriculture, 20-22 ;
commerce and trade, 22 ; administra-
tion, 22 ; sanitary aspects, 22, 23.

Ballia, tahsilin N.-W. Provinces, ii. 23.

Ballia, town in N.-W. Provinces, ii. 22.

Ballygunge, suburb of Calcutta, ii. 23, 24.

Baloda, town in Central Provinces, ii.
24.

Balotra, town in Rajputana, ii. 24.

Balrampur, town and pargand in Oudh,
ii. 24, 26.

Balsamand, village in Punjab, ii. 26.

Balsan, Hill State in Punjab, ii. 26.

Balsane, village in Bombay, ii. 26.

Balsar. See Bulsar.

Baltis, tribe of Muhammadan Tibetans
in the Himalayas, v. 412; the Hindu
Kush, v. 417.

Baltistan, administrative division of
Kashmir. See also Iskardoh.

Balua, trading village in Bengal, ii. 27.

Baluchis: in Afghanistan, i.44; in Baluch-
istan, ii. 29 ; their manners and customs,
ii. 38 ; in Bombay Presidency, iii. 49 ;
Dera Ghazi Khan, iv. 213; Gurgaon,
v. 218 ; Haidarabad (Sind), v. 276 ;
plundered Kambar (1844), vii. 352 ; in
Karachi, vii. 447 ; Khairpur, viii. 135 ;
in Kohistan, their blood-feuds, viii.
251, 252 ; in Lahore, viii. 407 ; Lark-
hana, viii. 467 ; Mallani, ix. 260 ;
Multan, x. 6 ; Muzaffargarh, x. 60 ;
Punjab, xi. 273 ; Rohtak, xii. 72 ;
Shahpur, xii. 364 ; Shikarpur, xii. 392 ;
Sibi, xii. 455, 456 ; Sind, xii. 517, 518 ;
Thar and Parkar, xiii. 266; Upper
Sind Frontier, xiii. 440, 441 ; tribes of,
xiii. 440-445.

Baluchistan, tract of country south of
Afghanistan, ii. 27-40 ; boundaries, 27,
28 ; history, 28-33 '•> physical aspects,



33-35; climate, productions, etc., 35»
36 ; towns, 36, 37 ; population, 37-39 ;
revenue and military resources, 39, 40.

Balwant Singh, Raja of Benares, defeated
at Baxar with Shuja-ud-daula, ii. 255 ;
took Chanar, iii. 347 ; seized Ghazipur,
v. 64.

Balwant Singh, native soldier, defended
Girishk (1841, 1842), i. 35.

Bamanbor, petty State in Bombay, ii. 40.

Bamanghati, tributary State in Bengal, ii.
40, 41.

Bamani, mountain peak in Madras, ii. 41.

Bamanri, village in N.-W. Provinces, ii.
41.

Bamboos, special mention of, on Mount
Abu, i. 6 ; in Akyab, i. 150 ; Amherst,
i. 234 ; Anamalai Hills, i. 270 ; Anda-
man Islands, i. 282 ; Arakan Hill
Tracts, i. 299, 302 ; Athara-Mura, i.
376 ; Athgarh, i. 377 ; Bakarganj, i.
441 ; Balaghat, i. 453 ; Banda, ii. 51 ;
Barda Hills, ii. 124 ; Bard wan, ii. 126 ;
Bareilly, ii. 138; Belgaum, ii. 238;
Bengal, ii. 271 ; Bijli, ii. 427 ; Bilaspur,
ii. 445; Birhar, iii. 12; Bombay, iii.
45 ; Lower Burma, iii. 204 ; Cachar,
iii. 233 ; Cherra, iii. 392 ; Chichgarh,
iii. 408 ; Chittagong, iii. 434 ; Coorg,
iv. 32 ; Cuttack, iv. 65 ; Dalli, iv. 99 ;
Darbhangah, iv. 122; Dharampur, iv.
249 ; Eastern Dwars, iv. 328 ; Faiza-
bad, iv. 381 ; Faridpur, iv. 394; Gau-
hati, v. 33 ; Western Ghats, v. 59 ;
Godavari, v. 122; Goona, v. 159;
Gyaing-than-lwin, v. 238 ; Berar, v.
260 ; Haliyal. v. 296 ; Haung-tharaw,
v. 357 ; Hill Tipperah, v. 395 ; Hoshi-
arpur, v. 452 ; Jalpalguri, vii. 108 ;
Kamrvip, vii. 355 ; North Kanara, vii.
370 ; South Kanara, vii. 376 ; Kangra,
vii. 411; Kuch Behar, viii. 318;
Lakhimpur, viii. 426 ; Lalitpur, viii.
447 ; Langtarai Hills, viii. 460 ; Laun,
viii. 467 ; Lohardaga, viii. 476 ; Mad-
ras, ix. 84, 87 ; Malabar, ix. 219, 229 ;
Western Malwa, ix. 268 ; Manipur,
ix. 325 ; Melagiri Mountains, ix. 401 ;
the Melghat, ix. 403 ; Merkara, ix.
413 ; Mishmi Hills, ix. 463 ; Murshid-
abad, x. 36 ; Nepal, x. 276 ; Oel, x.
421; Oudh, x. 482; Pabna, x. 511;
Pachamalai Hills, x. 521 ; Puri, xi.
401 ; Rampa, xi. 454 ; Ratnagiri, xii.
3 ; Sagar, xii. 101 ; on the Salandi,
xii. 149 ; Saletekri, xii. 167 ; Satara,
xii. 277 ; Seoni, xii. 309 ; Shahabad,
xii. 323 ; Shahpur, xii. 360 ; Shevaroy
Hills, xii. 383 ; Shimoga, xii. 400 ;
Sibsagar, xii. 460, 466 ; Sikkim, xii.
484 ; Sinchal Pahar Mountain, xii.
502 ; Sirohi, xiii. 2 ; Sirsi, xiii. 21 ;
Sitapur, xiii. 30 ; Siwalik Hills, xiii.



INDEX.



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44; Sylhet, xiii. 144, 145 ; Tharawadi,

xiii. 272; Thayet-myo, xiii. 277;

Tipperah, xiii. 313 ; Trichinopoli, xiii.

355 ; Vizagapatam, xiii. 482 ; Wiin,

xiii. 539.
Bamboo-work made in Assam, i. 367 ;

Chanda, iii. 355 ; Cherra, iii. 392 ;

Daman, iv. 103 ; Mani Majra, ix. 322 ;

Nadaun, x. 128 ; Sheila, xii. 378 ;

Sylhet, xiii. 157.
Bamhangaon, zaminddri in Central Pro-
vinces, ii. 41.
Bamni, town in Central Provinces, ii. 41.
Bamniawas, town in Rajputana, ii. 41.
Bamoni, town in Bengal, ii. 41.
Bamra, State in Central Provinces, ii. 41,

42 ; physical aspects, 41 ; history, 41,

42 ; population, 42 ; division into town

and country, 42.
Bamsaru, pass in N.-W. Provinces, ii. 42.
Banaganapalli, estate in Madras, ii. 43,

44.
Banaganapalli, town in Madras, ii. 44.
Banarji, Babu Taradas, on the Kabir-

panthis, iii. 313-315.
Banas, river of Rajputana, ii. 44.
Banas, river in Bengal, ii. 44, 45.
Banas, river in Bengal, ii. 45.
Banasa, village in N.-W. Provinces, ii.

45;

Banavar, village and taluk in Mysore, ii.

4 > ,
Banavasi, town in Bombay, ii. 45.

Bancoora. See Bankura.

Banda, District in N.-W. Provinces, ii.
45-55 ; physical aspects, 46, 47 ; his-
tory, 47-49 ; population, 49, 50 ; agri-
culture, 50-52 ; natural calamities, 52,
53 ; commerce and trade, 53 ; admini-
stration, 53, 54 ; medical aspects, 54,

55-

Banda, town and tahsil in N.-W. Pro-
vinces, ii. 55.

Banda, town and tahsil in Central Pro-
vinces, ii. 55, 56.

Banda, leader of Sikh rebellion (1712),
first preached Sikh religious war, i.
256 ; besieged in Gurdaspur, v. 214 ;
his rebellion and death, xi. 263.

Bandajan, pass in Punjab, ii. 56.

Bandamurlanka, hamlet in Madras. See
Bandarulanka.

Bandar, taluk in Madras, ii. 56.

Bandar. See Masulipatam.

Bandarban, village in Bengal, ii. 56, 57.

Bandarulanka, village in Madras, ii. 57.

Bandel, village in Bengal, ii. 57.

Bandhalgotis, clan of Kshattriyas, wor-
shipping the bdnka, and inhabiting
Amethi pargand, Oudh, i. 231.

Bandipallam, hill and stream in Madras,

ii- 57.
Bandra, town in Bombay, ii. 57, 58.



Bandulla Khan, Bijapur general, took
Gingi (1638), v. 83.

Banga, town in Punjab, ii. 58.

Bangahal, valley in Punjab, ii. 58.

Bangali, river in Bengal, ii. 58, 59.

Bangalore, District in Mysore, ii. 59-66 ;
physical aspects, 59, 60 ; history, 6o,
61 ; population, 62, 63 ; agriculture,
63, 64 ; manufactures, etc., 64 ; ad-
ministration, 64, 65 ; medical aspects,
65, 66.

Bangalore, city in Mysore, ii. 66-72 ;
general appearance, 66-68 ; history,
68, 69 ; population, 69, 70 ; manufac-
tures and trade, 70, 71 ; administration,
71, 72 ; medical aspects, 72.

Banganapalli. See Banaganapalli.

Banganga, river of Rajputana, ii. 72.

Banganga, hill stream in Oudh, ii. 72.

Bangaon, Sub-division in Bengal, ii. 72,

73-
Bangar, pargand in Oudh, ii. 7^.
Bangarman, town and pargand in Oudh,

ii- 73.
Bangash, Afghan clan in the Kohat,

Kuram, and Miranzai valleys, i. 42 ;

viii. 246, 368.
Baniachang, village in Assam, ii. 74.
Banian trees, sacred, at Allahabad, i.

196 ; Bhim-lath, ii. 357 ; Broach, iii.

102.
Banihal, pass in Punjab, ii. 74.
Banihargs, class of day - labourers in

Shahabad, xii. 330.
Baniyas. See Trading Castes.
Banjaras, pack bullock drivers, often

thieves, in North Arcot, i. 315 ; Bilas-

pur, ii. 452 ; Borasambar, iii. 89 ;

Chhatisgarh, iii. 397 ; Coimbatore, iv.

15 ; Ghes, v. 73 ; Khandesh, viii. 155 ;

Kistna, viii. 230 ; Kolaba, viii. 265 ;

Lohara, viii. 474 ; Madras Presidency,

ix. 21 ; Nallamalai Hills, x. 186; their

manners and customs, Wun, xiii. 541,

542.
Banka, town and Sub-division in Bengal,

H. 74. 75.
Banka Canal. See Rupnarayan.
Bankaner, town in Central Provinces, ii. 75.
Bankapur, town and Sub-division in

Bombay, ii. 75.
Bankheri, town in Central Provinces, ii.

75 \
Banki, estate in Orissa, ii. 75, j6.

Bankipur, civil station of Patna District,
Bengal, ii. 76.

Bankipur, village in Bengal, ii. 77 ; old
settlement of the Ostend East India
Company on the Hugh between Cal-
cutta and Chinsurah ; its destruction
by the Muhammadans (1753), vi. 374.

Bankomundi, peak in Orissa, ii. 77.

Bankot, seaport in Bombay, ii. yj, 78. .







INDEX.



Banks and Bankers (native), special
mention of, at Ahmadabad, i. 92 ;
Ahmadnagar, i. 104 ; Ajmere, i. 133 ;
Allahabad, i. 192 ; Bakarganj, i. 447 ;
Barot,ii. 173; Benares, ii. 259, 266; Beri,
ii. 325; Bhiwapur, ii. 401; Bidesir, ii.
419 ; Cawnpur, iii. 288 ; Chapra, iii.
370 ; Faridpur, iv. 405 ; Farukhabad,
iv. 414 ; Gujrat, v. 197 ; Hariana, v.
338 ; Jaipur, vii. 53, 60 ; JhalraPatan,
vii. 201, 205 ; Kishangarh, viii. 224 ;
Murshidabad, x. 39 ; Paintepur, x.
530; Rajputana, xi. 420, 421 ; Ram-
garh, xi. 448 ; Ranchi, xi. 468 ; Rawal
Pindi, xii. 38 ; Rewari, xii. 56 ; Shaha-
pur, xii. 338 ; Sialkot, xii. 452 ; Umrer,
xiii. 423.

Banks of Rivers, changes in the. See
Alluvion and Diluvion.

Banks, Major, succeeded Sir H. Law-
rence in civil command at Lucknow
(4th July), killed (21st July 1857), viii.

5I3 ' ,
Bankura, District in Bengal, ii. 78-87 ;

physical aspects, 78-80 ; history, 80,
81 ; population, 81-83 ; agriculture,
83, 84 ; natural calamities, 84, 85 ;
commerce and trade, etc., 85 ; admini-
stration, 85, 86 ; medical aspects, 86,

Bankura, town in Bengal, ii. 87.

Bannawasi. See Banavasi.

Bannu, District in Punjab, ii. 87-97 ;
physical aspects, 87-90 ; history, 90-
92 ; population, 92, 93 ; agriculture,
93-95 5 l an d tenures, wages, prices,
etc 'j 95 > commerce and trade, etc.,
95, 96 ; administration, 96, 97 ; medical
aspects, 97.

Bannu, tahsil in Punjab, ii. 97.

Bannu. See Edwardesabad.

Bannuchis, most numerous tribe in Bannu,
their appearance and manners, ii. 93.

Bampas, village in Bengal, ii. 97.

Bampur. See Bhanpur.

Bansa, town in Oudh, ii. 97, 98.

Bansa, village in Central Provinces, ii. 98.

Bansbaria, town in' Bengal, ii. 98.

Bansda, town and petty State in Bombay,
ii. 98, 99.

Bansdih, town and tahsil in N.-W. Pro-
vinces, ii. 99.

Bansgaon, town and tahsil in N.-W.
Provinces, ii. 100.

Bansgaon, agricultural village in N.-W.
Provinces, ii. 100.

Bansgaon, town in Bengal, ii. 100.

Bansi, village in Rajputana, ii. 100.

Bansi, town and tahsil in N.-W. Pro-
vinces, ii. 100, 101.

Banskhali, village in Bengal, ii. 101.

Bansloi, river in Bengal, ii. 101.

Bansror. See Bhainsror.



Bansura, town in Oudh. ii. 101.

Banswara, State in Rajputana, ii. 101-
103.

Banswara, capital of State in Rajputana,
ii. 103.

Bantam, Presidency of the East India
Company in Java, vi. 368, 369.

Banthar, town in Oudh, ii. 103.

Banthly. See Wanthli.

Bantwa, town and petty State in Bombay,
ii. 103, 104.

Bantwal, town in Madras, ii. 104.

Banur, town in Punjab, ii. 104.

Baoli, town in N.-W. Provinces, ii. 104.

Baoni, State in Bundelkhand, ii. 104,
105.

Baori. See Kali Baori.

Baorias. See Moghias.

Baoris. See Bauris.

Bapatla, town and taluk in Madras, ii.
105.

Bappa Rawal, took Chitor and made it
his capital (728), iii. 431 ; founded the
dynasty of Udaipur, xiii. 403.

Bappu Gokla, Maratha general, defeated
at Kirki (1817), viii. 221.

Baptist Mission of Carey, Marshman, and
Ward at Serampur, vi. 260. '

Baptist Missions. See Missions.

Baptiste, Col. Jean, officer in Sindia's
service, defeated Raja of Garhakota at
Nagpur, v. 13 ; his campaigns in
Chanderi (1811-14, 1829), viii. 448,
449 ; surprised by Jai Singh in Seopur
(1816), xii. 316.

Bara, river in Punjab, ii. 105.

Bara, village in Oudh, ii. 105.

Bara Banki, District in Oudh, ii. 105-
114; physical aspects, 106, 107; his-
tory, 107-109 ; population, 109, no;
agriculture, 110-112; natural calami-
ties, 112; commerce and trade, 113 ;
administration, 113, 114; medical
aspects, 114.

Bara Banki, tahsil m Oudh, ii. 114, 115.

Bara Banki, town in Oudh, ii. 115.

Barabar, hills in Bengal, ii. 115, 116.

Barabati, fort in Bengal, ii. 116.

Barachati, village in Bengal, ii. 116.

Bara Dehi, peak in Bengal, ii. 116,
117.

Baragai, hill in Bengal, ii. 117.

Baragaon, town in Oudh, ii. 117.

Baragari, town in Bengal, ii. 117.

Bara Haldibari, town in Bengal, ii. 117.

Barah, town and tahsil in N.-W. Provinces,
ii. 117.

Barahtiya, town in Bengal, ii. 117.

Barail. See Barel.

Barak, river of N.-E. India, ii. 118, 119 ;

steam navigation on, vi. 552.
Barakhar, river in Bengal, \\. 119.
Barakhar coal seams, vi. 637.



INDEX.



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Barakhati, town in Bengal, ii. 119.

Barakila and Tahbunda, peaks in Madras,
ii. 119, 120.

Barakdu. See Godairi.

Barakulia Khal, river in Bengal, ii. 120.

Barakzais, numerous in Kandahar city,
vii. 390 ; Sibi, xii. 455, 456.

Baral, river in Bengal, ii. 120.

Bara Lacha, mountain pass in Punjab,
ii. 120.

Bar Ali, raised road in Assam, ii. 120.

Baramahal, historical division of Madras,
ii. 120, 121.

Baramati, town in Bombay, ii. 121.

Baramba, tributary State in Orissa, ii.
121, 122.

Baramula, mountain gorge in Punjab, ii.
122.

Baran, tahsil in N.-W. Provinces, ii.
122.

Baran. See Bulandshahr.

Baran, town in Rajputana, ii. 122.

Baranagar, town in Bengal, ii. 122, 123.

Bara-pole, river in Madras, ii. 123.

Barasat, town and Sub-division in Bengal,
ii. 123.

Birasia, river in Bengal, ii. 123.

Bdrd-singha, or swamp deer, article
'India,' vi. 658. Local notices — Cachar,
iii. 234 ; Chamba, iii. 329 ; Dinajpur,
iv. 291 ; Kashmir, viii. 68 ; Monghyr,
ix. 481 ; Muzaffargarh, x. 58 ; the Sun-
darbans, xiii. 389.

Baraunda, village and petty State in
Bundelkhand, ii. 123, 124.

Baraut. See Barot.

Barbaspur, chiefship in Central Provinces,
ii. 124.

Barbigha, town in Bengal, ii. 124.

Barbosa, mentions Bombay as Mayambu
(circ. 1 5 16), iii. 74 ; his description
of Hampi, quoted, v. 307 ; quoted
on Quilon, xi. 339, 340 ; Rander,
xi. 468; Surat, xiii. 120.

Barclay, Col., expelled Khoras from
Gujarat (1819), xi. 343.

Barda, division of Kathiawar, Bombay,
ii. 124.

Barda Hills, in Kathiawar, ii. 124.

Bardha, village in Central Provinces, ii.
124.

Bardia, estate in Central Provinces, ii.
124.

Bardoli, town and Sub-division in Bom-
bay, ii. 124, 125.

Bard wan, Division in Bengal, ii. 512.

Bardwan, District in Bengal, ii. 125-136 ;
physical aspects, 126, 127 ; history,
127, 128 ; population, 128-130 ; agri-
culture, 130-132 ; natural calamities,
132 ; commerce and trade, 132, 133 ;
coal, 133, 134 ; administration, 134,
135 ; medical aspects, 135, 136.



Bardwan, Sub-division in Bengal, ii. 136.
Bardwan, town in Bengal, ii. 136, 137.
Bardwan fever, described, ii. 135, 136.

See also Birbhum. iii. 3, 11 ; Hugh, v.

498 ; Midnapur, ix. 426, 427, 430.
Bard war, forest reserve in Assam, ii.

Bareilly, District in N.-W. Provinces, 137-
145 ; physical aspects, 137, 138 ;
history, 138-140 ; population, 140-142 ;
agriculture, 142, 143 ; natural calami-
ties, 143 ; commerce and trade, etc.,
143, 144 ; administration, 144, 145 ;
medical aspects, 145.

Bareilly, city in N.-W. Provinces, ii. 145-

Barel or Barail, hill range in Assam, ii.

147.
Barela, forest in Central Provinces, ii.

147.
Barela, town in Central Provinces, ii.

147, 148.
Bareli. See Bareilly.
Barenda, mountain pass in Punjab, ii. 148.
Bareng. See Bhareng.
Barengi. See Bharengi.
Baretha, town in Oudh, ii. 148.
Barga, hill pass in Punjab, ii. 148.
Bargarh, town and tahsil in Central Pro-
vinces, ii. 148, 149.
Barh, town and Sub-division in Bengal,

ii. 149.
Barha, agricultural village in Central

Provinces, ii. 149, 150.
Barhaj, town in N.-W. Provinces, ii. 150.
Barhalganj, town in N.-W. Provinces, ii.

150.
Barhampur. See Berhampore.
Barhi, village in Bengal, ii. 150.
Barhi, town in Central Provinces, ii. 150.
Bari, Sub-division (formerly) in Oudh, ii.

150.
Bari, town and pargand in Oudh, ii. 150,

151-

Bari, village in N.-W. Provinces, ii. 151.

Bari, town in Rajputana, ii. 151.

Baria, town and petty State in Bombay,
ii. 151, 152.

Bari Doab, tract of country in Punjab,
ii. 152, 153.

Bari Doab Canal, in Punjab, ii. 153-155;
article 'India,' vi. 29, 532,533. Local
notices — Amritsar, i. 259 ; Gurdaspur,
v. 207 ; Lahore, viii. 404, 410 ; head-
works at Madhupur, viii. 543.

Barid Shahi, Muhammadan dynasty of
India (1492-1657), article 'India,' vi.
288.

Barigura, town in Central Provinces, ii.

Barisal, town and Sub-division in Bengal,

ii- 155-

Bariya. See Baria.



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Barkal Hills, in Bengal, ii. 155.

Barkal Rapids, in Bengal, ii. 155, 156.

Barkalur, town in Madras, ii. 156.

Barkhera, petty State in Central Pro-
vinces, ii. 156.

Barking deer, kakar, article ' India,' vi.
658. Local notices — Bhutan, ii. 414;
Upper Burma, iii. 212 ; Chamba, iii.
329 ; Chittagong Hill Tracts, iii. 448 ;
Kashmir, viii.6 8 ; Madras Presidency,
ix. 90 ; Manipur, ix. 325 ; Rawal
Pindi, xii. 23 ; Thayet-myo, xiii. 279 ;
the Sundarbans, xiii. 389.

Barkop, village in Bengal, ii. 156.

Barkur, former Sub-division in Madras,
ii. 156.

Barkur, village and port in Madras, ii.



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