Kautilya

Kautilya

 

Years of birth and death unknown. Ancient Hindu statesman of the fourth century B.C.

Historical tradition has assigned an important role to Kautilya in the overthrow of the Nanda dynasty in Magadha and the accession of Chandragupta Maurya to the throne; Kautilya became the latter’s principal adviser. He is also considered to be the author of the political treatise Arthasastra, in which an ideal state with a ramified police system and strong royal power is described. The treatise states that any means can be used to strengthen this power.

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Summary: New Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): The Parliament on Friday echoed with a couplet and a quote from Kautilya's 'arthshastra' when Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented her maiden Budget in the Lok Sabha.
The meaning of varga as a grouping or cluster is made clear by a statement in Kautilya's Arthasastra about official royal documents: "A varga should be made with a minimum of one and a maximum of three words so as not to create an impediment to meaning of the other words" (KAS 2.10.21: ekapadavaras tripadaparah parapadarthanuparodhena vargah karyah).
Kautilya is much in fashion these days, so let's take this argument forward using his wisdom.
The envoy was speaking on "India-Bangladesh relations" at Kautilya Fellowship Programme organised by India Foundation.
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