MAGADH EMPIRE PART 2 Presented by-Agam Jain
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ADMINISTRATION > Divided into central and provincial > At centre- king-council of ministers-official (teerth, adhyaksha) > Separate city administration for patliputra (details both in arthashastra and Indica of Magesthanese) Military- infantry, cavalry, chariots, elephants (arthashastra) Espionage Separate civil and criminal judiciary. Samaharta to collect tax.
SOCIAL CULTURAL LIFE Concept of varnashram dharma. > 7 types of marriages. Megasthanese denied slavery but there was. Status of women- high. (women employed as bodyguards) Indians had high moral character and were hard working- Megasthanese
ECONOMIC LIFE Peasants were encouraged to bring more land under cultivation. Prisoners of wars used for cultivation Irrigation facilities developed. Proper guild system > Quality of goods checked by state and punished for substandard goods.
CONT Many trade routes were used like uttarapath (Taxila to chandraketugarh (bengal)). Friendly relations with contemporary kingdoms. Friendly relations with comtemporary kingdoms
DISINTEGRATION s of centralized monarchy. Limitations of centralized monarch Misuse of power by bureau isuse of power by bureaucrats. Foreign invasions (206 bc, into greeks started the trend) Emergence of powerful states in e of powerful states in eriphery (satavaha ns)
AIR 133 in UPSC CSE 2015. Also pursued B.Tech. in Electronics & Chemical Engineering. Loves to play music and read books.