Answer in Brief
Who invaded India after the decline of the Mauryan empire?
- The break-up of Mauiyan empire resulted in the invasions of Sakas, Scythians, Parthians, Indo-Greeks or Bactria Greeks, and Kushanas from the north-west.
- In the South, Satavahanas became independent after Asoka’s death.
- There were Sunga and Kanvas in the north before the emergence of the Gupta dynasty.
- Chedis (Kalinga) declared their independence.
- Though Magadha ceased to be the premier state of India, it continued to be a great centre of Buddhist culture.
Concept: Archaeological Sources of Post-mauryan Empire
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