Roots of democracy can be traced in India to fourth century: Dharmendra Pradhan | India News

0
26
NEW DELHI: The roots of democracy in India can be traced to the fourth century and stone inscriptions of Thanjavur are a living testimonial of the same, Union education minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Thursday.
Pradhan made the comments while launching a book titled “India: The Mother of Democracy” with Raghuvendra Tanwar, chairperson, Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) and Umesh Ashok Kadam, member secretary, ICHR.
“India’s civilisational ethos is one of the original sources of democracy contrary to the narrative set by the western world. Evidences of societal systems that were at place during the Kalinga and Lichchhavi period also speak volumes about the democratic DNA of India.
Roots of democracy can be traced in India from as early as the 4th century. The stone inscriptions of Thanjavur are a living testimonial of the same. The society that does not take pride in…

Source link

Advertisement

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here