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Midnapore Raj

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The Midnapore Raj or Karnagarh Raj was medieval dynasty and later a zamindari estate of Sadgop[1][2] during the British period in the Paschim Medinipur district in the state of West Bengal, India.[3] The semi - independent Rajas of Karnagarh were amongst the most powerful rulers of Jungle Mahal region.[4]

Dandesvara and Mahamaya Temple

The kings of Karnagarh ruled over a zamindari that included Midnapore and the surrounding areas. They had a close link with the Sadgop rulers of Narajole Raj.[5][6]