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Nadia Raj were a dynasty of Zamindars and the rulers of territories that are now part of the Nadia district region of West Bengal, India. Their seat was at the city of Krishnanagar, Nadia. The estate of Nadia Raj was estimated to cover an area of 8,161 square kilometres (3,151 sq mi).
|Current region||Nadia, West Bengal, India|
|Founder||Raja Bhabananda Majumdar|
|Final ruler||Raja Ksitish Chandra Roy|
|Dissolution||January 26, 1950; 73 years ago (1950-01-26)|
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|Zamindars of Bengal|
Present Divisions: Chittagong and Sylhet
The rulers of Nadia Raj established many Sanskrit schools in Nadia, since they were the patron of Sanskrit literature and music. They were also patrons of Sanskrit culture in Bengal.