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Varendra (or Barind) was a region of Bengal, now in Bangladesh.[1] It included the Pundravardhana or Pundra Kingdom region currently part of Rangpur and Rajshahi Division of Bangladesh.

According to Cunningham the boundary of Varendra was the Ganges and the Mahananda on the west, the Karatoya on the east, the Padma on the south and the land between Koochbihar and the Terai on the north.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ History of Ancient Bengal, Ramesh Chandra Majumdar, 1971
  2. ^ Varendra in Banglapedia