Pundra Kingdom

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This article is about the kingdom of Pundra in Indian epic literature. For the historical territory, see Pundravardhana.

Pundra (also known as Paundraka, Paundraya) was an ancient kingdom during the Late Vedic period on the Indian Subcontinent, based in modern-day West Bengal and Bangladesh. A Pundra king challenged Vasudeva Krishna by imitating his attributes. He called himself Paundraka Vasudeva. He was later killed by Vasudeva Krishna in a battle.[citation needed]

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