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By Jit Majumdar

  1. protector/ keeper/ guardian of Dharma
  2. the 2nd ruler of the Pāla Dynasty of Bengal ( CE 770 – 810) and the son and successor of Gopāla, and the father and predecessor of Devapāla; a minister of King Daśaratha (A. Pur.).