Bardhaman Raj

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Mehtab Chand of Burdwan, c. 1860-65

The Bardhaman Raj (also known as Burdwan Raj) was a zamindari estate that flourished from about 1657 to 1955, first under the Mughal India and then under the British India in the Bengal region of the Indian subcontinent. At the peak of its prosperity in the eighteenth century, the estate extended to around 5,000 square miles (13,000 km2) of territory.

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