KANDI , a
See also:town of
See also:British India, in
See also:district, Bengal . Pop . (1901), 12,037 . It is the residence of the rajas of Paikpara, a wealthy and devout
See also:family . The founder of this family was Ganga Govind Singh, the
See also:banyan or
See also:agent of
See also:Warren Hastings, who was
See also:born at Kandi, and retired hither in his old age with an immense
See also:fortune . His name has acquired celebrity for the most magnificent sraddha, or funeral obsequies, ever performed in Bengal, celebrated in
See also:honour of his
See also:mother, at a cost, it is said, of £200,000 .
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