Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary EducationSSLC (English Medium) Class 6th
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Who invaded India after the decline of the Mauryan empire? - Social Science

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Who invaded India after the decline of the Mauryan empire?

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Solution

  1. 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.
  2. In the South, Satavahanas became independent after Asoka’s death.
  3. There were Sunga and Kanvas in the north before the emergence of the Gupta dynasty.
  4. Chedis (Kalinga) declared their independence.
  5. 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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Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi Class 6th Social Science Term 3 Answers Guide
Chapter 1.2 The Post-Mauryan India
Exercise | Q VIII. 1. | Page 111
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