they controlled most of the subcontinent—extending from Bengal in the east to Balochistan in the west, Kashmir in the north to the Kaveri basin in the south. Its population at that time has been estimated as between 110 and 150 million, over a territory of more than 3.2 million sq.km
What The World Thinks Of Indian States, According To Google
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Map of Ancient Mehrgarh west of the Indus River Valley, in Balochistan, Pakistan. Mehrgarh predates the Indus Valley Civilization and may have influenced it. The earliest site is in the N.E. corner, a Neolithic and aceramic small farming and herding village made by semi-nomadic people dated to between 7000 BCE to 5500 BCE. For the first time a continuous sequence of dwelling-sites has been established from 7000 BCE to 500 BCE.
AN TNTRODUCTION TO CASTE SYSTEM IN INDIA
EACH AND EVERY INDIAN IS EQUAL IN EYES OF OUR MOTHER INDIA NO BRAHMIN,NO KSHATRIYA, AND NO DALIT..... The caste system in India is a system of social system which has pre-modern origins, was transformed by the British Raj,and is today the basis of resrvation in India. It consists of two different concepts, varna and jati which may be regarded as different levels of analysis of this system. Varna may be translated as "class," and refers to the four social classes which existed in the vedic…
Chakravarti Samrat of Ancient India
Till date we have heard only of Chandragupta or Ashoka when it come to talking of monarchs of ancient India. But there have been Samrat of very ancient India too i.e the pre-Mahabharata era. Today, I am going to list the Chakravartin Samrat of pre-Mahabharata era. But first, let us see who qualifies to be called the 'Samrat' of India. According to the titles given to the rulers, there are three distinct categories- Raja ( King ) Maharaja ( Emperor) Chakravartin Samrat ( Monarch ) A Raja or…
Tours: The World of Ancient Art
*Indus Valley - Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. A great deal of our history stems from this area of the world. The Sarawati river ran through supplying water to Harappa, Ganeriwala, Mohenjo-Daro and Lothal until a great earthquake took away the river and these people were forced to leave.
Sometimes it is worth pondering how many ancient Indus cities and settlements we actually know, and how many have left no traces. (Photo Credit www.harappa.com)