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Panihati (pänēhäˈtē) [key], city (1991 pop. 275,359), West Bengal state, NE India, on the Hugli River. It is a suburb of Kolkata (Calcutta) and a rice-trading center. Manufactures include chemicals, cement, and glass.

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