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Bahraich (bärĪchˈ) [key], city (1991 pop. 135,352), Uttar Pradesh state, NE India, on the Saryu River. A district administrative center, Bahraich also carries on a trade in rice, corn, sugar, jute, timber, and herbs. The mausoleum of Saiyud Salar Masud (d. c.1050), a famous Muslim soldier and teacher, is in the city.

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