Alexander Feared Bengalis, Fled


They were living in the region around the five mouths of the River. Ganga where it meets the sea.

The kings possessed a great army including a frightening army of Elephants.

This made Alexander, the Great to flee , fearing the Bengali Might.

I have earlier written on the fact that the success of Alexander in India was a Myth and he did not defeat Porus.

Bengal Bangladesh Vali’s Son’s Kingdom, Ancestors Tamils ?


Now I wonder about the Bengalis and Tamils.

I have noticed some similarities.

Both are, in general,dark skinned, dusky.

Both consume Rice.

Rice is consumed in South India, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka in large quantities when compared to other states of India, especially North India.

As a matter of fact, These Southern states along with Odisha and Bengal consume more of Rice.

These states form an arc on the eastern seaboard of India.

And like the Tamils, Bengalis are attached to their Language Bengali and like Tamils are highly emotional