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ARTHASHASTRA: EDITED, REARRANGED & TRANSLATED by way of L. N. RANGARAJAN
An awesome specified guide on statecraft and the technology of residing by way of one in every of classical India's maximum minds.
Kautilya, often referred to as Chanakya and Vishnugupta, wrote the Arthashastra no longer later than one hundred fifty advert although the date has now not been conclusively tested. Legend has it that he used to be both a Brahmin from Kerala or from north India; notwithstanding, it's yes that Kautilya used to be the guy who destroyed the Nanda dynasty and put in Chandragupta Maurya because the King of Magadha. A grasp strategist who was once well-versed within the Vedas and adept at growing intrigues and devising political stratagems, Kautilya's genius is mirrored in his Arthashastra that is the main entire treatise of statecraft of classical times.
The textual content includes fifteen books which hide a number of issues viz. , the King; an entire code of legislation; international coverage; mystery and occult practices etc. The Arthashastra is written in most cases in prose but in addition contains 380 shlokas.
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This page intentionally left blank Older Persons in Emergencies: A Case Study of HelpAge India I. BACKGROUND A. India and natural disasters India is one of the countries most vulnerable to natural calamities. The unique subcontinental dimensions, geographical position and the nature of the flow of monsoon wind have made India one of the most hazard-prone lands in the world. It is highly vulnerable to droughts, floods and cyclones. Every year, thousands of lives and property worth several million rupees are lost because of these calamities.