Condition and Direction of Agriculture in Sunga - India : Review

Authors(1) :-Satyendra Kumar Singh

History of agriculture is very ancient in terms of Indian economy. It is the oldest and lasting industry of the Indians and in the long-term historical period from prehistoric times to modern times, they are embedded in the form of the basic industry of Indian society. In the very first Vedic period of Sh?ga we are well-organized from this industry. Introduction of the form, which is explicitly mentioned, including the Rig Veda-including other codes, Brahmanic texts, Upanishads and formulas ??? ??? ??????? ?? ??? ?? ???. There is a very interesting and live description of agriculture in Pali literature and Jataka tales, through which the various types of equipment of agriculture can be used for its diverse methods, agricultural land, and many varieties of irrigation, certain sources of irrigation, seeds, fertilizers etc. There is abundant light. Panini wrote with great detail about the agro-industry and people working in it. He also mentioned many technical terms used for agriculture in his Ashtadhyayi, whose interpretation Patanjali, which was contemporary of Shungos, has presented in the Mahatma with great expanse. Kautilya's economics is, in a way, the 'Encyclopedia' of the then 'Krishi Vignan', which became a powerful subsidiary for the strengthening of the national economy by becoming a guide for the Mauryan Empire. The role of his strong economy in the establishment of the National Empire by the Mauris was indispensable, in which the importance of establishing agriculture and new colonies was paramount. Shungas inherited the vast empire from the Mauryas, so it was natural for them to adopt the major economic policy of the Mauryas.

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Satyendra Kumar Singh
Research Students, Department of Ancient History, Culture and Archeology, Allahabad University, Allahabad, India

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Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 6 | January-February 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-01-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 136-141
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET1844394
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Satyendra Kumar Singh, " Condition and Direction of Agriculture in Sunga - India : Review, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 4, Issue 6, pp.136-141, January-February-2018.
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