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In which one of the following do we come across a detailed account of the municipal administration of Mauryas?

A. The Arthashastra of Kautilya

B. The account of Megasthenes

C. The Mudrarakshasa

D. Mauryan inscription

Answer: Option B

Solution(By Examveda Team)

Megasthenes describes the administration of the armed forces as comprising of six committees with five members on each. The first committee was concerned with naval warfare, second equivalent to the modern commissariat supervising the transport of war materials, third supervising the infantry, the fourth supervising cavalry, the fifth was concerned with chariots and the sixth supervised the elephant corps.

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