Baishya Saha

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Baishya Saha is a Bengali Hindu trading caste traditionally known to have the occupation of grocers, shopkeepers, and dealers of various goods. Some are money lenders and farmers. Some use Saha as their surname, but others use Bhowmik, Chowdhury, Das, Majumder, Mallick, Poddar, Roy Chowdhury, Sarker, and Sikder,Roy, among others.[1]


  1. ^ Bala, Hiralal (2012). "Saha". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.