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Hardual is a Hindu plague god. He is a locally worshipped, a deity known particularly in Bundelkhand, northern India. Claimed as a protector against cholera, he is considered to have been a historical figure who died in 1627 AD. Also, he is considered a wedding god. A.G.H.
Jordan, Michael, Encyclopedia of Gods, New York, Facts On File, Inc. 1993, pp. 94-95