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Sangama Kingdoms- Cholos, Pandyas & Cheras

The Neolithic CHALCOLITHIC amalgam which seems to have been round about 200 B. C. is continued up to about the middle of the first millennium B. C. It was then overlapped by the Megalithic culture inhabited by the Megalithic burials. The Cholos, Pandyas, Cheras and Satyaputras mentioned in Ashok’s inscription were probably in the Megalithic …

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The Sangam Literature

The Sangam literature refers to the 3 dynasties of Cheras, Cholas and Pandyas who fought with each other and competed with each other for political sovereignty and tried to establish their connection with Mahabharata. They also fought regularly with Sri Lanka. The available sangam literature which was produced by three assemblies was compiled in Circa …

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Economic & Social Life in Sangam Age

Economy in Sangam Age The common people were mostly agriculturists or cowherds, hunters and¬†Fisheries Industry flourished in the age. The textile industry, house builders, jewellery makers, chariot makers, provided the necessaries, comforts and luxuries of life. Most of the trade was carried on by barter. Paddy constituted the most commonly accepted medium of exchange. There …

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Chumbi Valley- How it is associated with India, Bhutan & China

Chumbi valley in Tibet at the intersection of India (Sikkim), Bhutan and China (Tibet) in the Himalayas. It is very narrow. China stationed its military in this area is seen as tense zone. The valley is named after plant Pedicularis chumbica which grows there. Formed by the passage of the Amo (Torsa) River.¬†Two main passes …

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