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Behar Baharor Beyhar

Behar, Bahar, or Beyhar, a Hindostan province in Bengal, area 44,139 square miles. Traversed by the Ganges, it has also extensive canal and irrigation systems. It is the most densely peopled province of India, and produces indigo and opium extensively. As the cradle of Buddhism it is a holy land to the followers of that religion.