Gandhabaniks (গন্ধবণিক) are a Bengali Hindu trading caste, who as their caste name suggests, traditionally used to trade in perfumes, incense and exotic spices. Chinese traveller Fa Hien referred to the Gandhabaniks as the Hindu businessmen of India. The Gandhabaniks trace their lineage to Chand Sadagar and Dhanapati Sadagar. In sp...
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