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Raj or RAJ may refer to:

Indian history[edit]

Pronounced IPA /ɹɑːdʒ/ "kingdom"

  • British Raj, the British Empire in India (sometimes referred to as Indian Empire)
  • Company Raj, the British East India Company in the Indian subcontinent
  • Licence Raj, the former Indian system of elaborate licences, regulations and accompanying red tape
  • Mafia Raj, where public property and funds are controlled by a criminalised nexus of politicians and business interests


Pronounced IPA /raj/ "paradise"


  • Raj (name), including a list of people and characters with the name
  • Raj caste, a Hindu ethnic group in India and Pakistan


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