Maharashtra State BoardHSC Arts 11th
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State your opinion. The Rigvedic people subsisted on agriculture. - History

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State your opinion.

The Rigvedic people subsisted on agriculture.

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Solution

  1. The Rigvedic tribal settlements have been mentioned as 'Krishtya' in the Rigveda. 'Krish' means ploughing.
  2. Hence the people who ploughed and also their settlements were mentioned as 'Krishtya'.
  3. The importance of agriculture is clearly emphasised in the 10th mandala of the Rigveda.
  4. It states that for the farmer his ploughshare is the means of obtaining.
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Balbharati History 11th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 4 Vedic Period
Exercise | Q Q.4 (2) | Page 33
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