Lakshman Sen

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Lakshman Sen
লক্ষ্মণ সেন
King of Bengal
Reign 1178–1206
Predecessor Ballal Sen
Successor Vishwarup Sen
Spouse Tandra Devi
Issue Vishwarup Sen
Keshab Sen
House House of Sen
Father Ballal Sen
Mother Ram Devi

Lakshman Sen (Bengali: লক্ষ্মণ সেন; reign: 1178–1206) was the last king of the Sen dynasty of Bengal. His reign ended with the invasion of Muhammad bin Bakhtiyar Khilji.[1] He ruled for about 28 years. Lakshman Sen succeeded his father Ballal Sen. The history of his reign can be reconstructed from the epigraphs of his time so far discovered. Besides the writings of Umapati Dhar, Sharan and the book Tabaqt-i-Nasiri is helpful for collecting information about him. He was the ruler of entire Bengal. He defeated King Jaychandra. The capital city of his kingdom was at Bikrampur. He was interested in literature and wrote due part of Adbhut Sagar, a book incompletely written by his father.[2]

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  1. ^ Sen, Sailendra (2013). A Textbook of Medieval Indian History. Primus Books. p. 35-36. ISBN 978-9-38060-734-4. 
  2. ^ Misra, Chitta Ranjan. "Laksmanasena". Banglapedia. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. Retrieved 6 August 2015. 
Preceded by
Ballal Sen
King of Sena Dynasty, Bengal
Succeeded by
Vishwarup Sen