Monday, February 06, 2012

From Mauryan Empire to democratic republic

How has India changed from Mauryan Empire to a modern, republican as well as secular democracy ? 'What elements of antiquity have been preserved and discarded in the long process of change ? What are the promises and challenges of the present polity ? 'These are the central questions whose explorations can help the world to comprehend India even better and with greater depth, as no society or country is static.