Ancient Indian History Quiz Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Q.  As per Asoka’s inscriptions, which among the following place was declared tax free and proclaimed only 1/8th part as taxable?

a. Kushinagar
b. Lumbini
c. Kathmandu
d. Sarnath


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At the 20th anniversary of his enthronement, Asoka announced Lumbini as tax-free and proclaimed only 1/8th part as taxable. Description of this fact is found in the inscriptions of Nigliva and Rumindei.
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