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156, 157.

Barlaam and Josaphat, legend of, and its
analogies with that of Buddha, vi. 151,
152.

Barley, cultivation of, special mention of,
in Mount Abu, i. 7 ; Afghanistan,
i. 38 ; Agra, i. 64 ; Ahmadnagar,
i. 103 ; Ajmere-Merwara, i. 125 ; Ak-
alkot, i. 137 ; Akola, i. 143 ; Aligarh,
i. 173; Amritsar, i. 259; Azamgarh,
i. 398 ; Bahraich, i. 430 ; Ballia, ii. 21 ;
Bannu, ii. 94; Bardwan, ii. 130;
Bareilly, ii. 142; Basti, ii. 211; Bel-
gaum, ii. 235 ; Benares, ii. 258 ; Bhu-
tan, ii. 413 ; Bijnaur, ii. 432 ; Bogra,
iii. 29 ; Bombay, iii. 53, 54 ; Budaun,
iii. 120; Bulandshahr, iii. 137; Bundi,
iii. 159; Cawnpur, iii. 285 ; Chamba,
iii. 329'; Champaran, iii. 341 ; Chitta-
gong, iii. 439 ; Cutch, iv. 61 ; Cuttack,
iv. 71 ; Dehra Dun, iv. 174 ; Delhi,
iv. 182 ; Dera Ghazi Khan, iv. 214 ;
Dera Ismail Khan, iv. 224 ; Dholpur,
iv. 274 ; Dungarpur, iv. 323 ; Eastern
Dwars, iv. 333 ; Etah, iv. 362 ; Eta-
wah, iv. 374 ; Faizabad, iv. 384 ;
Faridpur, iv. 403 ; Farukhabad, iv.
416 ; Fatehpur, iv. 427 ; Fatehpur
Chaurasi, iv. 432 ; Firozpur, iv. 443 ;
Gaya, v. 49 ; Ghazipur, v. 67 ; Gonda,
v. 152; Goona, v. 159; Gorakhpur,
v. 169 ; Gujranwala, v. 184 ; Gujrat,
v. 193 ; Gurdaspur, v. 211 ; Gurgaon,
v. 220 ; Hazara, v. 365 ; Hazaribagh,
v. 375 ; Herat, v. 391 ; Hissar, v. 430;
Hoshiarpur, v. 455 ; Hugli, v. 494 ;
Jaipur, vii. 52 ; Jalalabad, vii. 75 ;
Jalandhar, vii. 88 ; Jalpaigari, vii. 113;
Jaunpur, vii. 155; Jessor, vii. 187;
Jhang, vii. 210; Jodhpur, vii. 235,
"238 ; Kabul, vii. 266 ; Kaiti, vii. 310;
Kangra, vii. 424 ; Karachi, vii. 448 ;
Karauli, vii. 472 ; Karnal, viii. 24 ;
Kheri, viii. 193 ; Kohat, viii. 247 ;
Korea, viii. 297 ; Kiilu, viii. 342 ;
Kumaun, viii. 354 ; Kuram, viii. 369 ;



Lahore, viii. 410; Lahul, viii. 422;
Lalitpur, viii. 452, 453 ; Larkhana,
viii. 463 ; Lohardaga, viii. 483 ; Luck-
now, viii. 497 ; Ludhiana, viii. 522 ;
Mainpuri, ix. 208 ; Western Malvva,
ix. 269 ; Manbhum, ix. 283 ; Meerut,
ix. 387 ; Midnapur, ix. 429 ; Mirzapur,
ix. 458 ; Montgomery, ix. 498; Morad-
abad, ix. 509 ; Muttra, x. 48 ; Muzaf-
fargarh, x. 61 ; Muzaffarnagar, x. 72 ;
Nadiya, x. 135 ; Nepal, x. 276 ; Nilgiri
Hills, x. 313 ; N.-W. Provinces, x. 377;
Pabna, x. 515 ; Palni Mountains, xi. 19 ;
Partabgarh, xi. 71 ; Patna, xi. 101 ;
Peshawar, xi. 153 ; Pilibhit, xi. 175 ;
Pishin, xi. 190; Punjab, xi. 278; Raj-
putana, xi. 418 ; Rajshahi, xi. 433 ;
Rawal Pindi, xii. 29 ; Rohtak, xii. 73 ;
Safipur, xii. 99; Saharanpur, xii. 120 ;
Santal Parganas, xii. 232 ; Saran, xii.
251, 255; Shahabad, xii. 329; Shah-
jahanpur, xii. 349 ; Sialkot, xii. 446 ;
Sibi, xii. 455 ; Sikkim, xii. 486 ; Sind,
xii. 520; Sirohi, xiii. 5 ; Sirsa, xiii. 16;
Sitapur, xiii. 34 ; Spiti. xiii. 73 ;
Tarai, xiii. 209 ; Udaipur, xiii. 404 ;
Yusufzai, xiii. 558.

Barlow, Sir G. H., Governor of Madras
(1807-13), ix. 67, ad interim Go-
vernor-General (1805-07) ; mutiny of
Vellore, vi. 399.

Barmuara, State in Bombay, ii. 157.

Barmul Pass, mountain in Orissa, ii. 157.

Barnadf, river in Assam, ii. 157.

Barnagar, town in Central India, ii. 157.

Barnes, G. C, on begdr or forced labour
in Kangra, vii. 422.

Baroda, Native State in Gujarat, ii. 157-
170; physical aspects, 158; popula-
tion, 158-160; history, 160-164; mili-
tary force, 164 ; agriculture, 164 ; land
tenures, 164- 166 ; means of communi-
cation, 166 ; administration ; 166-169;
climate, 169, 170 ; article ' India,' vi.
322, 323 ; deposition of the late Gaek-
war for an attempt to poison the British
Resident, 323, 426.

Baroda, division of State, ii. 170.

Baroda, capital of State in Gujarat, ii.
170-173.

Baroda, agricultural village in Punjab,
ii. 173.

Barodsair, town in Central India, ii.

173.

Baronda. See Baraunda.

Barot, town in N.-W. Provinces, ii. 173.

Barots. See Bhats.

Barpali, town and estate in Central Pro-
vinces, ii. 174.

Barpeta, town and Sub-division in Assam,
ii. 174.

Barrack pur, Sub-division in Bengal, ii.
174.



INDEX.



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Birrackpur, town in Bengal, ii. 174-176.
Barros, De, quoted on Satgaon, xii. 286 ;

his map (1540) on the Twenty-four

Parganas, xiii. 390.
Barsana, town in N.-W. Provinces, ii.

176.
Barsi, town and Sub-division in Bombay,

ii. 176.
Barsi-Takli, town in Berar, ii. 176.
Barsinghpur, town in Oudh, ii. 176, 177.
Barsoi, village in Bengal, ii. 177.
Bartholomew the Apostle, his preachings

in India certified by Pantaenus the

Alexandrian (2nd century), vi. 235 ;

conversion of India proper ascribed

to St. Bartholomew, and of Persia and

Central Asia to St. Thomas, according

to Hippolytus, vi. 235.
Earth's Religions of India, quoted, vi.

161 (footnote 2), and his Revue de

PHistoire des Religions, quoted, vi. 161

(footnote 2).
Bartolomeo, Fra Paolo, mentions canal

at Alleppi, i. 200 ; protests against

compulsory attendance of Christians

at Hindu festivals, i. 230 ; his mention

of Kanjarapalli, vii. 432 ; Kolachel,

viii. 272 ; Narakal, x. 203.
Barudpura. See Bharudpura.
Baruipur, Sub - division (formerly) in

Bengal, ii. 177.
Baruipur, town in Bengal, ii. 177.
Barul, iron-ore field in Bengal, ii. 177,

178.
Barunibunta, hills in Bengal, ii. 178.
Barur, town in Berar, ii. 178.
Barwa, estate in Madras, ii. 178.
Barwa, town and port in Madras, ii. 178.
Barwai, pargand in Central India, ii. 178.
Barwala, town in Bombay, ii. 178, 179.
Barwala, town and tahsil in Punjab,

ii. 179.
Barwan, town and pargand in Oudh,

ii. 179, 180.
Barwani, town and petty State in Central

India, ii. 180, 181.
Barwar, town in Oudh, ii. 181.
Barwars, thieving tribe in Gonda, v. 151,

155, 156.
Barwa Sagar, town and lake in N.-W.

Provinces, ii. 181, 182.
Basahari, town in Central Provinces, ii.

182.
Basalat Jang, brother of Nizam All, made

Adoni his capital (1757-82), i. 27;

in Bellary, ii. 242 ; retained possession

of Guntiir, guaranteed to him until his

death, iii. 469, v. 205 ; assisted French

intrigues, viii. 228.
Basanta or cattle small-pox. See Cattle

disease.
Basantar, stream in Punjab, ii. 182.
Basantia, village in Bengal, ii. 1 82.
VOL. XIV.



Basantpur, trading village in Bengal,

ii. 182.
Basera, village in X.-W. Provinces, ii.

182.
Bashahr, Hill State in Punjab, ii. 182,

, l8 3-
Basi, town in Punjab, ii. 183.

Basim, District of Berar, ii. 183-1S8;
physical aspects, 183, 184 ; history,
184, 185 ; population, 185, 186 ; agri-
culture, 186, 187 ; manufactures and
trade, 187 ; administration, 187, 188 ;
meteorological aspects, 188.

Basim, taluk in Berar, ii. 188.

Basim, town in Berar, ii. 188, 189.

Basinakonda, rock in Madras, ii. 189.

Basi Tang, mountain range in Bengal,
ii. 189.

Basket-making, special mention of, in
Amritsar, i. 261 ; Anjengaon, i. 290 ;
Arakan Hill Tracts, i. 302 ; Bengal,
ii. 308 ; Daman, iv. 103 ; Dharampur,
iv. 249 ; Faridpur, iv. 297 ; Goalpara,
v. 117; Hugh, v. 496; Khasi Hills,
viii. 178 ; Kuch Behar, viii. 324 ;
Lakhimpur, viii. 434 ; Lohardaga,
viii. 485 ; Monghyr, ix. 487 ; Now-
gong, x. 412 ; Pabna, x. 517 ; Poona,
xi. 209 ; Rangpur, xi. 498 ; Sawant-
wari, xii. 297 ; the Sundarbans, xiii.
112; Tipperah, xiii. 319; Upper Sind
Frontier, xiii. 447.

Baskhari, town in Oudh, ii. 189.

Basoda, petty State in Central India,
ii. 189.

Basohli, tract of country in Punjab, ii. 189.

Basorhi, pargand in Oudh, ii. 189.

Basra, village in Bengal, ii. 190.

Basrur. See Barkalur.

Bassein, Sub-division in Bombay, ii. 190,
191, 192.

Bassein, town in Bombay, ii. 191, 192;
capture of, from the Portuguese by
theMarathas, article ' India,' vi. 320;
treaty of, at the conclusion of the second
Maratha war, vi. 323.

Bassein, District in Lower Burma, ii.
192-201 ; physical aspects, 192-194 ;
history, 194, 195 ; population, etc.,
195-197; agriculture, 197, 198; manu-
factures, etc., 198; commerce, 198,
199; revenue, etc., 199, 200 ; admini-
stration, 200, 201 ; climate, etc., 201.

Bassein, township in Lower Burma, ii.
201.

Bassein, town and port in Lower Burma,
ii. 201-203 ; trade, 202, 203.

Bassein, river in Lower Burma, ii. 203,
204.

Bastar, Native State in Central Provinces,
ii. 204, 208.

Basti, District in N.-W. Provinces, ii.
208-214; physical aspects, 208, 209;



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INDEX.



history, 209; population, 209, 210;
agriculture, 210, 211 ; land tenures,
211, 212; natural calamities, 212;
commerce and trade, 212, 213 ;
administration, 213; medical aspects,
213, 214.

Basti, town and tahsil in N.-W. Pro-
vinces, ii. 214.

Basti Shekh, town in Punjab, ii. 214.

Basurhat, town and Sub-division in Ben-
gal, ii. 214, 215.

Basva Patna, village in Mysore, ii. 215.

Baswa, town in Rajputana, ii. 215.

Batala, town and tahsil in Punjab, ii.

215-

Batala. See Merangi.

Bates, Captain, quoted, on the view from
the Matan Temple, ix. 360.

Batesar, town in N.-W. Provinces, ii.
216.

Bathing festivals, special mention of, at
Allahabad, i. 199 ; Antravedi, i. 294 ;
Anupshahr, i. 295 ; Badrpur, i. 411 ;
Baksar, i. 450; Ballabhpur, ii. 17; Ballia,
ii. 23; Batesar, ii. 216; Bausi, ii. 217; Bij-
naur, ii. 435 ; Bithur, iii. 20 ; Chagdah,
iii. 324; Cape Comorin, iv. 34 ; Mach-
kund, near Dholpur, iv. 278 ; Dohari-
ghat, iv. 312 ; Soron in Etah, iv. 364 ;
Shiurajpur in Fatehpur, iv. 429 ; Fatwa,
iv. 435 ; Chochakpur in Ghazipur, v.
69 ; Giriyak, v. 85 ; Gobardhan, v.
121 ; in the Godavari, v. 132 ; Hard-
er, v. 333, 334 ; Jajpur, vii. 73 ;
Kapilmuni, vii. 441 ; in the Laksh-
mantirtha, viii. 443 ; Manikpur, ix.
321 ; Pariar, xi. 63 ; Pehoa, xi. 129 ;
Puri, xi. 318 ; Pushkar, xi. 335 ;
Rupar, xii. S3 ; Sadullapur, xii. 97 ;
Siddheswar, xii. 474 ; Sonpur, xiii.
63 ; Soron, xiii. 67 ; Sitakund, xiii. 99 ;
Tale-kaveri, xiii. 166 ; Thaneswar, xiii.
260 ; Tirthahalli, xiii. 323 ; Tribeni,
xiii. 354 ; Trimohini, xiii. 366 ; Sagar
Island, xiii. 390.

Bathudis, semi-Hinduized tribe in Keun-
jhar, viii. 120.

Batkagarh, Chiefship in Central Pro-
vinces, ii. 216.

Batten, J. H., Commissioner of Kumaun
(1848-56), viii. 351 ; his reforms there,
viii. 352 ; on the apparent prosperity
of the Tarai, xiii. 208.

Battle-fields, sites of battles in which
Europeans were engaged — Aligarh
(1803), i. 170; Aliwal (1846), i. 182;
Ambur (1750), i. 230 ; Argaum (1S03),
i. 329; Ami (17S2), i. 332; Assaye
(1803), i- 374, 375 ; Badrpur (1826), i.
411; Barmiil Pass (1803), ii. 157;
Baxar (1764), ii. 220; near Cawnpur
(1S57), iii. 282, 283, 292; Chaitpet
(1782), iii. 325 ; Pandarkankra, near



Chanda(i8iS), iii. 350; Chatra (1857),
iii- 374, 375 5 Chengama Pass (1767),
iii. 390; Chhota Udaipur (1858), iii.
405 ; Chilambaram (1749), iii. 412 ;
Chilian wala (1849), iii. 414, 415 ; Pul-
lalur, near Conjevaram (1780), iv. 27 ;
Dausa (1858), iv. 161 ; Badli-ka-
Sarai, near Delhi (1857), iv. 194;
Deonthal (1815), iv. 204 ; Dig (1804),
iv. 286; Donabyu (1825, 1853), iv.
313, xiii. 289; East Fatehganj (1774),
iv. 418 ; West Fatehganj (1795), iv.
419, 420; Firozshah (1845), i y - 449 5
Gheria (1765), v. 73 ; Condore, in
Godavari (1758), v. 124; Gujrat
(1849), v. 190, 196 ; Kakrala (1858),
vii. 312 ; Kalpi (1858), vii. 342; Kan-
dahar (1842), vii. 394, (1880), vii. 397 ;
Kaveripak (1752), viii. 105 ; Kirki
(1817), viii. 221 ; Korigaum C1818),
viii. 298, 299 ; Laswari (1803), viii.
466 ; near Lucknow (1857, 1858), viii.
513-515 ; Maharajpur (1843), ix. 166 ;
Malagarh, ix. 235 ; Malvalli (1799),
ix. 266; Mangor (1843), ix. 316;
Mangrol (1821), ix. 317; Mehidpur
(1817), ix. 398; Mianganj (1857), ix.
421 ; Miani (1843), i x - 4 22 >' Miranpur
Katra (1774), ix. 441 ; Mudki (1845),
ix. 528 ; Nagfna (1858), x. 160 ; Nag-
pur (1817, 1818), x. 167, 168 ; Najaf-
garh Jhil (1857), x. 179; Nandarthan
(1817), x. 189; Nargund (1857), x.
211; Nawabganj (1857), x. 248;
Nichlaval, x. 294 ; Padmanabham
(1794), x. 525, xiii. 486; Pandarkaura
(18 18), xi. 35, xiii. 540 ; Pandharpur
(1817), xi. 37; Panniar(i843), xi. 51 ;
Patiali (1857), xi. 90; Pegu (1852,
1853), xi. 128; Perambakam (1780,
1781), xi. 136; Plassey (1757), xi. 193,
194; Ponani (1782), xi. 197; Porto
Novo ( 1 781), xi. 222 ; Ramghat (1763),
xi. 449 ; Ramnagar (1848), xi. 452 ;
Sadullapur (1849), xii. 97 ; St.
Thomas' Mount (1759), xii. 143, 144;
Sandila (1857), xii. 198; Satyaman-
galam (1790), xii. 291 ; Sholinghar
(1781), xii. 422, 423 ; Shwe-maw-daw
(1852), xii. 437 ; Sitabaldi (181S), xiii.
24; Sobraon (1S46), xiii. 45; Siiti
(1763), xiii. 140; Syriam (1824), xiii.
159 ; Tisua(i774), xiii. 334 ; Trichino-
poly(i753), xiii. 357; Udhunala (1763);
xiii. 415 ; Umarkher (1819), xiii. 420 ;
Unao (1857), xiii. 437; Wandivvash
(1760), xiii. 518. See also Sieges.
Battle-fields, sites of battles in which
Asiatics only were engaged — Akola
(1790), i. 146; Ajmere (1659), i. 121,
122; Ammayanayakamir (1741), i. 244;
Amner, i. 244, 245; Balapur (1721),
i. 459 ; Baldiabari (1756), ii. 11, 12;



INDEX.



35



Beliapatam, ii. 240; Bellary, ii. 251 ;
Biana (1527), ii. 418; Bihar, ii.
421 ; Chausa (1539), iii- 378 ; Chidam-
baram (1750), iii. 412; Damalcherri
Pass (1740), iv. 101 ; Delhi (139S),
iv. 192; Derband (1827), iv. 229;
Dhampur (1750), iv. 241 ; Dublana
(1744), iv. 317; Fatehkhelda (1724),
iv. 422 ; Gheria (1740), v. 73 5 Ghugus
(1700), v. 75 ; Gopamau (1033),
v. 162; Halani (17S1), v. 294;
Jamnid (1837), vii. 133 ; Kalpi (1477),
vii. 342; Kanauj (1540), vii. 386;
Kandahar (1881), vii. 398 ; Kasmandi
Kalau (1030), viii. 83 ; Katwa, viii.
102 ; Khanua(i526), viii. 164; Kharda
( I 79S)» vui - l66 5 Mandla (1564), ix.
302 ; Mataundh, ix. 362 ; Mayakonda
(1748), ix. 376, 377 ; Merta(i754), ix.
415; Muktsar (1705), ix. 534; Palu-
pare, xi. 20; Pandharpur (1774), xi.
37; Panduah (1340), xi. 39; Panipat
(1 526, 1556, 1 761), xi. 44-47; Rasan,
xi. 513; Ratanpur (1705), xi. 516;
Rattihalli (1764), xii. 14 ; Rawal Pindi,
xii. 36 ; Selu, xii. 307 ; Shimoga
(1791), xii. 406; vSihonda (1630), xii.
475; Sikandarabad (1736), xii. 478;
Singaurgarh, xii. 529 ; Sukkur (1833),
xiii. 94 ; Susuman, xiii. 139 ; Talikot
(1565), xiii. 167; Tandan (1660),
xiii. 176; Ujjain (1658), xiii. 417;
Yattila-gundu (1768), xiii. 464; Vypin
Island (1503), xiii. 504. See also
Sieges.

Bauliari, seaport in Bombay, ii. 216.

Bauphal, town in Bengal, ii. 216.

Baupur. See Berhampore.

Baurgarh, hill in Central Provinces, ii.
217.

Bauris (Baoris), semi - Hinduized tribe
in Bankura, ii. 78, 81 ; Bard wan,
ii. 127, 129 ; coal miners, ii. 133 ;
Bengal, ii. 296 ; Karharbari coal-fields;
viii. 9 ; Raniganj coal-fields, xi. 505 ;
included with the Santals in the Santal
Parganas, xii. 230.

Bausi, village in Bengal, ii. 217.

Bavanapadu, town and port in Madras,
ii. 217.

Bavra, petty Chiefship in Bombay, ii.

217, 218.

Bavra, town in Bombay, ii. 218.

Baw, river in Burma, ii. 218.

Bawal, town in Punjab, ii. 218.

Bawan, town and pargand in Oudh, ii.

218, 219.

Bawan Buzurg, town in Oudh, ii. 219.
Bawigiri, village in Assam, ii. 219.
Bawisi, tributary State in Bombay, ii.

ii. 219.
Baxa, Sub-division in Bengal, ii. 219.
Baxa, cantonment in Bengal, ii. 219, 220.



Baxar, Sub-division in Bengal, ii. 220.

Baxar, town in Bengal, ii. 220 ; defeat of
the Mughal and Oudh armies at, by
Major Munro, vi. 3S6.

Baxar Canal, on the Son system, ii. 220,
221.

Baxar. See Baksar.

Bays, Agoada, i. 58, 59 ; Auckland, i.
384; Karachi, vii. 452; Palk's, xi. II,
12.

Baynes' Hill. See Nundidrug.

Bayra, grain depot in Bengal, ii. 221.

Bayra Bil, marsh in Bengal, ii. 221.

Bazargaon, village in Central Provinces,
ii. 221.

Bazitpur. See Bajitpur.

Beacons. See Lighthouses.

Beadon, Sir Cecil, Lieutenant-Governor
of Bengal (1862-67), ii. 279.

Beal, Samuel, Si-yu-ki, or Buddhist Re-
cord of the Western World, translated
from the Chinese of Hiuen Tsiang,
quoted, vi. 2 (footnote) ; 137 (footnote
2); 154, 155 (footnote 3); 155 (foot-
note 2); 175 (footnote I); Catena of
Buddhist Scriptures from the Chinese,
142 (footnotes) ; 147 (footnote 2) ; 151
(footnote 1) ; 157 (footnote 2) ; (foot-
note 2) ; 204 (footnote 2).

Beames, Mr. John, Comparative Gram-
??iar of the Modern Aryan Languages
of India, vi. 67 (footnote) ; 103 (foot-
note) ; 335 and footnote ; 337 (foot-
note 2) ; 339 and footnote.

Bears, special mention of, article ' India,'
vi. 655. Local notices — Mount Abu,
i. 6 ; Ahmadnagar, i. IOO ; Akola, i.
141 ; Anantapur, i. 274 ; Arakan Hill
Tracts, i. 299; North Arcot, i. 312 ;
South Arcot, i. 320 ; Assam, i. 349 ;
Bankura, ii. 78, 79 ; Bannu, ii. 90 ;
Bardwan, ii. 127 ; Basim, ii. 184 ;
Bellary, ii. 241 ; Bhutan, ii. 414 ;
Bombay Presidency, iii. 46 ; Buldana,
iii. 143 ; Upper Burma, iii. 212 ;
Cachar, iii. 234 ; Chamba, iii. 329 ;
Chang Bhakar, iii. 366 ; Chhindwara,
iii. 399 ; Chitaldrug, iii. 423 ; Chitta-
gong 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 ; Eastern Dwars, iv. 329 ; Gaya,
v. 45 ; Godavari, v. 123 ; Gonda, v.
147 ; Gwalior, v. 229 ; Hassan, v.
346; Hazaribagh, v. 370; Hill Tip-
perah, v. 395 ; Himalaya Mountains,
v. 409 ; Hindu Kush, v. 419 ; Jalpai-
guri, vii. 109 ; Kadur, vii. 283 ; Kam-
nip, vii. 355 ; North Kanara, vii. 370 ;
Kangra, vii. 4 T 3 ; Karachi, vii. 445 ;
Karauli, vii. 471 ; Kashmir, viii. 68;
Khandesh, viii. 150; Kolaba, viii.



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261 ; Kolar, viii. 273 ; Kotah, viii. 304;

Kote-betta, viii. 311 ; Kulu, viii. 338 ;

Kumaun, viii. 349 ; Lakhimpur, viii.

427 ; Lalitpur, viii. 447 ; Lohardaga,

viii. 477 ; Madias Presidency, ix. 8,

89; Madura, ix. 121; Maimansingh,

ix. 192 ; Malabar, ix. 220 ; Malwa, ix.

268 ; Manbhum, ix. 279 ; Manipur,

ix. 325 ; Midnapur, ix. 425 ; Mirzapur,

ix. 453 ; Monghyr, ix. 481 ; Mysore, x.

115 ; Nallamalai Hills, x. 185 ; Nasik,

x. 228 ; Nellore, x. 262 ; Nilgiri Hills,

x. 307 ; Nimar, x. 328 ; Palkonda

Hills, xi. II ; Palni Mountains, xi. 17 ;

Rajagriha Hills, xi. 94 ; Patna State, xi.

115; Phuljhar, xi. 168; Pishin, xi.

188; Polur, xi. 197; Poona, xi. 200;

Punjab, xi. 259 ; Raipur, xi. 368 ;

Rampa, xi. 454 ; Ratnagiri, xii. 4 ;

Rewa Kantha, xii. 49 ; Salem, xii.

152; Sandur, xii. 206; Santal Parganas,

xii. 227 ; Sargangarh, xii. 260 ; Satara,

xii. 277 ; Shahabad, xii. 324 ; Shevaroy

Hills, xii. 383 ; Shimoga, xii. 400 ;

Sibsagar, xii. 460 ; Singhbhum, xii.

531 ; Sirmur, xii. 554; Sirohi, xiii. 2 ;

Siwalik Hills, xiii. 43 ; Surat, xiii.

120 ; Tarai, xiii. 208 ; Tavoy, xiii. 229 ;

Thayet-myo, xiii. 279 ; Travancore,

xiii. 345 ; Trichinopoli, xiii. 355 ;

Tumkur, xiii. 376 ; Wun, xiii. 539.
Beas, river in Punjab, it. 221, 222.
Beast stories and fables, vi. 127.
Beast hospitals. See Animals, hospitals

for.
Beauleah. See Rampur Beauleah.
Beawar, town in Rajputana, ii. 222.
Bechraji, temple in Bombay, ii. 222.
Bedam, estate in Madras, ii, 222.
Bedanga, town in Bengal, ii. 222.
Bedars or Bagas, hunting caste to which

palegdrs of Chitaldrup belonged, iii.

423 ; numerous in that District, iii.

425 ; Sandur, xii. 208 ; Shorapur, xii.

423, 424.
Beddadanol, village in Madras, ii. 223.
Beddome, Col., his works on Indian

botany, ix. 81.
Bedi Khem Singh, founded girls' schools

in Rawal Pindi and Jehlam, xii. 34.
Bedingfield, Lt., murdered by the Khasis

(1829), viii. 171.
Bedis, descendants of Baba Guru Nanak

at Hujra, v. 501.
Bediyas, semi-Hinduized gipsy clan in

Lower Bengal, vi. 71.
Bedla, town in Rajputana, ii. 223.
Bednor, town in Rajputana, ii. 223.
Beehea. See Bihiya.
Beerbhoom. See Birbhum.
Beeswax and honey, jungle produce.

See Honey.
Beeswax-refining, in Hariana, v. 338.



Begamabad, town in N.-W. Provinces, ii.

223.
Beglar, J. D., quoted on temple at Buddh
Gaya, iii. 126; on the identification
of the Erannoboas, xiii. 51.

Begu Sarai, Sub-division in Bengal, ii.
223.

Behar, Province in Bengal, ii. 223-227 ;
physical aspects, 224; population,
225-227 ; history, 227.

Behar, Sub-division in Bengal, ii. 227, 228.

Behar, town in Bengal, ii. 228.

Behir, village and tahsil in Central
Provinces, ii. 228, 229.

Behri. See Beri.

Behror, town in Rajputana, ii. 229.

Behti, village in Oudh, ii. 229.

Behti Kalan, town in Oudh, ii. 229.

Beja. See Bija.

Bekal, town in Madras, ii. 229.

Bela, town in Oudh, ii. 230.

Bela, agricultural town in Central Pro-
vinces, ii. 230.

Belagavi, village in Mysore, ii. 230.

Belamarapalavalasa, estate in Madias,
ii. 230.

Belapur, seaport in Bombay, ii. 230.

Beldanga. See Bedanga.

Belgaum, District in Bombay, ii. 230-238;
physical aspects, 231, 232 ; history,
232 ; population, 232, 233 ; agriculture,
2 33- 2 35 ; trade, etc., 235, 236 ; ad-
ministration, 236, 237 ; medical aspects,
237, 238.

Belgaum, Sub-division in Bombay, ii. 238.

Belgaum, town in Bombay, ii. 238, 239.

Belgharia, village in Bengal, ii. 239.

Belia Narayanpur, village in Bengal, ii.

2 .3?-
Beliapatam, river in Madras, ii. 239.

Beliapatam, town in Madras, ii. 239, 240.

Belikeri, seaport in Bombay, ii. 240.

Belka, trading village in Bengal, ii. 240.

Belkhera, village in Central Provinces,
ii. 240.

Bellagupa, village in Madras, ii. 240.

Bellamkonda, hill in Madras, ii. 240.

Bellary, District in Madras, ii. 240-250 ;
physical aspects, 241 ; history, 241-243 ;
population, 243, 244; agriculture, 245,
246 ; natural calamities, 246, 247 ;
commerce and trade, 247 ; administra-
tion, 247-249 ; medical aspects, 249,
250.

Bellary, taluk in Madras, ii. 250.

Bellary, town in Madias, ii. 250, 251.

Bellavi, village in Mysore, ii. 251.

Bellew, Dr., on the population of Kanda-
har, vii. 390 ; of Khelat, viii. 188 ; of
Ladakh, viii. 397 ; on the Mula Pass,
ix. 536 ; on the Safed Koh Mountains,
xii. 97.

Bell-founding, article ' India,' vi. 607.



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Local notices— 'Lower Burma, iii. 198 ;

Upper Burma, iii. 218 ; Dhampur, iv.

241 ; Mandalay, ix. 290 ; Nepal, x. 284.
Bell-metal ware, manufactured at Bhag-

wantnagar, ii. 355 ; Bhatgaon, ii. 377 ;

Dignagar, iv. 287 ; Jalor, vii. 107 ; Kora,

viii. 295 ; Mandla, ix. 307 ; Chichli, x.

222 ; Nellore, x. 269 ; Nepal, x. 284 ;

Nowgong, x. 412 ; Raigarh, xi. 362 ;

Rajshahi, xi. 436 ; Sambalpur, xii.

183 ; Santal Parganas, xii. 234 ; Sib-

sagar, xii. 468, 469 ; Barulhua in

Sultanpur, xiii. 101.
Belo, village in Bombay, ii. 251.
Belona, town in Central Provinces, ii. 252.
Belsand Kalan, village in Bengal, ii. 252.
Beluchi, town in Bengal, ii. 240.
Belur, village and taluk in Mysore, ii.

252.
Ben, stream in Punjab, ii. 252, 253.
Benares, Division in N.-W. Provinces, ii.

2 53> 254.
Benares, District in N.-W. Provinces, 11.
254-262 ; physical aspects, 254, 255 ;
history, 255-257 ; population, 257,
258 ; agriculture, 258, 259 ; natural
calamities, 259, 260 ; commerce and
trade, etc., 260; administration, 260,
261 ; medical aspects, 261, 262.
Benares, city in N.-W. Provinces, ii.
262-267 ; history, 263, 264 ; general
appearance, architecture, etc., 264-266;
manufactures, trade, etc., 266, 267.
Benares, tahsil in N.-W. Provinces, ii.

267.
Benares, estate in N.-W. Provinces, ii.

267, 268.
Bendamurlanka. See Bandamurlanka.
Benett, W, C, Introduction to the Ondh
Gazeteer, used, x. 484-496; on Sahet
Mahet, xii. 129-134.
Benfey, Prof., article ' India ' (published
in Ersch and Gruber's Encyclopedic),
quoted, vi. no (footnote 2); believes
Sopara to be Solomon's Ophir, xiii. 65.
Bengal, Presidency in British India, ii.

268.
Bengal, Province of British India, ii.
269-323 ; physical aspects, 270, 271 ;
rivers, 271-273 ; mineral products —
coal, 273, 274 ; salt manufacture, 274 ;
iron, 274, 275 ; history, 275, 276 ;
early Muhammadan governors of, 276 ;
independent Muhammadan kings, 277;
under the Afghan or Pathan dynasty,
277 ; governors of, under the Mughal
dynasty, 278 ; governors of and
governors-general of India under the
East India Company (1765 - 1854),
279 ; under lieutenant-governors, 279 ;
English connection with, 279-281 ;
population — administrative divisions,
281-284 ; general survey of the popu-



lation, 2S4-288 ; popular religions,
288-290 ; theistic movements, 290,
291 ; aboriginal creeds, 291, 292 ; early
estimates of population, 292 ; density,
292, 293 ; nationalities, 293 ; Muham-
madans, 293, 294 ; Europeans and
Eurasians, 294, 295 ; Asiatics, other
than natives of India, 295 ; Chris-
tians, 295 ; aboriginal tribes, 295-297 ;
recognised Hindus, 296, 297 ; classi-
fication according to sex and age,
297, 298 ; urban and rural population,
298-300 ; condition of the people,
300-302 ; agriculture, 302-308 ; rice,
302, 303 ; oil-seeds, 303 ; jute, 303 ;



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