Cooch Behar

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Cooch Behar

(ko͞och bĭhär`), former princely state, now part of West Bengal state, E India. It lies in a low, poorly drained plain. Rice, tobacco, corn, oilseeds, and jute are grown. Big-game hunting is practiced. The chief town, Koch Bihar or Cooch Behar (1991 pop. 71,028), is a district administrative center with road and rail connections and an airport.

Cooch Behar

, Kuch Bihar
1. a former state of NE India: part of West Bengal since 1950
2. a city in India, in NE West Bengal: capital of the former state of Cooch Behar. Pop.: 76 812 (2001)
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Tenders are invited for Construction of Bituminous Road and ancillary works over Cooch Behar Town Protective embankment from Khagrabari
Tenders are invited for Circuit House working site at Cooch Behar town under Cooch Behar Parks & Gardens Range.