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Suvarna Baniks popularly called Bene is a mercantile group from Bengal dealing in gold and silver. They are divided into two subgroups.They are a very intelligent and well-to-do class, but they are treated as a degraded caste. The Brahmins did not accept water from their hands. Their spiritual guides are the Chaitanya Mahaprabhu and their religious services are performed by a class of degraded Brahmins called Sonar Baniya Brahmins.