Dharmamahamatras were __________ during the Mauryans
B. Buddhist Monks
C. Jain Monks
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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