Maharashtra State BoardHSC Arts 11th
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Explain the statement with reasons. The remains found at cities like Harappa, Mohenjodaro, Kalibangan, Lothal, Dholavira, Rakhigarhi, etc. are the evidence of the past glory of Harappan civilisation. - History

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Explain the statement with reasons.

The remains found at cities like Harappa, Mohenjodaro, Kalibangan, Lothal, Dholavira, Rakhigarhi, etc. are the evidence of the past glory of Harappan civilisation.

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Solution

  1. A well-developed and rich civilisation flourished in the Indian subcontinent in the period from 3500-3000 B.C.E.
  2. This period is characterised by systematic town planning, with houses of baked brick, granaries, excellent drainage systems, public baths, and impressive public movements.
  3. Good administrative control over the distribution of water and other resources.
  4. Remains also prove a good social organisation, a proper social hierarchy based on the position of power.
  5. Flourishing internal and distant trade, mass production of goods and craft specialisation developed writing system of script on Harappan seals give evidence of the past glory of the civilisation.
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Balbharati History 11th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 2 First Cities of India
Exercise | Q Q.3 (1) | Page 19
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