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Varshney

Varshney (वार्ष्णेय) is an Indian bania caste. Alterantive names for the group include Barahseni and Bara-Saini. They were traditionally traders and bankers.

Notable people with this name include:

  • Ashutosh Varshney, American political scientist
  • Rajeev Kumar Varshney, Director, Centre of Excellence in Genomics at ICRISAT
  • Ishwar Das Varshnei (died 1948), called "father of the glass industry" in India
  • Y. P. Varshni (born 1932), physicist
Fictional characters
  • Anil Varshney in The Krishna Key (2012)