Manusmriti

Mahad Satyagraha 1927

December 24, 2015

Mahad Satyagraha was launched by Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar on 20 March 1927 at Mahad in current Raigarh District of Maharashtra. Background to Mahad Satyagraha In 1926, Municipal Board of Mahad, Maharashtra passed orders to throw open the famous tank of Mahad city to all communities. Earlier, untouchables were not...

What is earliest evidence of Banking in Ancient India?

February 27, 2015

The History of Banking in India is as old as Vedic Civilization. For example, in Vedic age the loan deeds called rnapatra or rnalekhya were prevalent. Interest rates as well as usury (सूदखोरी ) was prevalent in Vedic India. The Vedic word Kusidin refers to an usurer. Manusmriti condemns...

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