Dharmamahamatras were __________ during the Mauryans

A. Officials

B. Buddhist Monks

C. Jain Monks

D. Soldiers

Answer: Option A

Solution(By Examveda Team)

A Mahamatra (meaning "Officer of high rank") was an "officer of morality" established by the Indian Emperor Ashoka (reigned 269-233 BCE). Their full title was Dhaṃma Mahamata, the "Inspectors of the Dharma". They were apparently a class of senior officials who were in charge various aspects of administration and justice.

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