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Farakka means something in the history of ancient India. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Source: Shodhganga: New look on the kushan bengali

Farakka in Mursidabad district is an explored site revealing Kushan presence.—Farakka (latitude 24°29" north and longitude 87°55° east) is situated at the confluence of river Bhagirathi and river Gumani in the Murshidabad district of west Bengal. This site was first noticed by the project engineers while digging canal for the Farakka project and they brought it to the notice of Directorate of Archaeology, Govt.of Wets Bengal, later, a team of archaeologist headed by Mr. Sudin de of the Directorate of Archaeology, W.B. extensively explored the site and operated some diggings around the areas.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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