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Q. “The Kalinga was proved a turning point in the career of Ashoka and produced results of far reaching consequences in the history of India.” Elucidate. [65th BPSC-2020]

Q. “The Kalinga was proved a turning point in the career of Ashoka and produced results of far reaching consequences in the history of India.” Elucidate. [65th BPSC-2020] Ans: Ashoka, also known as Ashoka the Great, was an Indian emperor of the Maurya Dynasty, who ruled almost all of the Indian subcontinent from c. 268 […]

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Q. “Why did Samundragupta follow a dual policy in his conquest? Some king he uprooted, other he dethroned and reinstated.” Discuss. [65th BPSC-2020]

Q. “Why did Samundragupta follow a dual policy in his conquest? Some king he uprooted, other he dethroned and reinstated.” Discuss. Ans: Samudragupta also known as Napoleon of India, was the successor of Chandragupta I in the Gupta dynasty. Information about his regime is based on his: Inscriptions– prashasti on the Allahabad pillar by Harishena, […]

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Discuss the rise of the first Magadhan empire. [UPPSC-1990]

Q. Discuss the rise of the first Magadhan empire. [UPPSC-1990] Ans: Magadha was one of the sixteen maha- janapadas which flourished shortly before the time of Gautam Buddha. Out of the sixteen maha-janapadas Magadha, Kosala, Vatsa and Avanti rose into prominence and engaged in the struggle for the supremacy. Besides, the republican confederacy of the […]

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