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Explain the statement with reasons. Alexanders’ invasion of India did not have for reaching impact on the political scenario of India. - History

Short Note

Explain the statement with reasons.

Alexanders’ invasion of India did not have far reaching impact on the political scenario of India.

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Solution

  1. Alexander invaded India and conquered some kingdoms from Afghanistan to Sindh-Punjab. He could not however establish his rule for a long time.
  2. After his confrontation with Porus, Alexander proceeded in the direction of Chenab and Ravi.
  3. 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.
  4. Before setting on the return journey. Alexander handed over the regions in Punjab to Porus and those in Sindh to Ambhi.
  5. He appointed Greek satraps and in 325 B.C.E.
  6. Alexander died in Babylon. After his death, Chandragupta Maurya established his vast empire from Bihar to Afghanistan.
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Balbharati History 11th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 7 India and Iran (Persia)
Exercise | Q Q.2 (2) | Page 55
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