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Punjab according to Xuanzang (Hwen Thsang).—In the Panjab (Punjab) proper the hilly districts of Taxila, Singhapura, Urasa, Punach, and Rajaori, were subject to the Raja of Kashmir; while the whole of the plains, including Multan and Shorkot, were dependent on the ruler of Taki, or Sangala, near Lahor.

Source: archive.org: Cunningham’s Ancient Geography of India
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