Explain the statement with reasons.
Alexanders’ invasion of India did not have far reaching impact on the political scenario of India.
- Alexander invaded India and conquered some kingdoms from Afghanistan to Sindh-Punjab. He could not however establish his rule for a long time.
- After his confrontation with Porus, Alexander proceeded in the direction of Chenab and Ravi.
- He conquered the kingdoms on the way and reached the bank of Beas. Alexander's soldiers had lost spirit and they refused to march forward.
- Before setting on the return journey. Alexander handed over the regions in Punjab to Porus and those in Sindh to Ambhi.
- He appointed Greek satraps and in 325 B.C.E.
- Alexander died in Babylon. After his death, Chandragupta Maurya established his vast empire from Bihar to Afghanistan.
Concept: Advent of Alexander
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