Sanchi stupa represents a testimony to the Maurya, Sunga as well as Saatavahana art in India. Examine.

Sanchi in Madhya Pradesh is a site of three stupas out of which the first and the oldest Great Stupa was originally commissioned by Asoka. The ‘Great Stupa’ at Sanchi is the oldest stone structure of India and was originally commissioned by the Ashoka in the 3rd century BC, vandalized by Pushyamitra Sunga and rebuilt by his son Agnimitra and again improvised by Saatavahana kings.
Thus, this stupa represents a testimony to the Maurya, Sunga as well as Saatavahana art in India.

Question for UPSC Mains:
Sanchi stupa represents a testimony to the Maurya, Sunga as well as Saatavahana art in India. Examine.

Published: May 1, 2016 | Modified:October 15, 2020

Comments