Cooch Behar

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Cooch Be·har

 (ko͞och′ bə-här′)
A former princely state of northeast India. Once a powerful part of Assam, it came under British rule in 1772.
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Cooch Behar

(kuːtʃ bɪˈhɑː) or

Kuch Bihar

1. (Placename) a former state of NE India: part of West Bengal since 1950
2. (Placename) a city in India, in NE West Bengal: capital of the former state of Cooch Behar. Pop: 76 812 (2001)
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Cooch Be•har

(ˌkutʃ bəˈhɑr)
a former state in NE India: now part of West Bengal.
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Summary: Cooch Behar (West Bengal) [India], Aug 29 (ANI): A fire broke out at the Mother and Child Care Unit of a government hospital in West Bengal's Cooch Behar district on Thursday.
OVER 84 per cent of the electorate exercised their franchise on Thursday in the sixth and last phase of crucial West Bengal Assembly election in the two districts of East Midnapore and Cooch Behar.
Summary: Cooch Behar (West Bengal) [India], July 13 (ANI): Normal life in several parts of Cooch Behar has been hit due to waterlogging caused by continuous rainfall occurring for over 24 hours.
Summary: Cooch Behar (West Bengal) [India], June 6 (ANI): A TMC worker identified as Ajijar Rahaman was killed in Cooch Behar on Wednesday, making it the second such incident in the state this week.
Summary: Cooch Behar (West Bengal) [India], Apr 11 (ANI): Alleging booth capturing by the Trinamool Congress workers at various polling stations, BJP candidate from Cooch Behar Lok Sabha constituency Nisit Pramanik on Thursday demanded re-polls be conducted at those polling stations.
Summary: Cooch Behar (West Bengal) [India], March 22 (ANI): Just hours after Nisith Pramanik was given the ticket to contest from the parliamentary constituency Cooch Behar, a group of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) party workers on Friday launched a protest here against his candidature.