East India

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A map of East India

East India is a region of the Republic of India. It includes the states of Bihar,[1][2] Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Orissa and West Bengal. The states of Orissa and West Bengal share some cultural and linguistic characteristics with Bangladesh and with the state of Assam.[source?] Together with Bangladesh, West Bengal formed the ethno-linguistic region of Bengal before partition in 1947.

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  1. "State Profile". Bihar Government website. Archived from the original on 2017-09-22.
  2. "Food riots, anger as floods swamp South Asia". Reuters India. 22 August 2008.