The decline of the Nandas at the hands of Kautilya and Chandragupta Maurya has been vividly portrayed in the Sanskrit play written by Kalidasa

A. Mudrarakshas

B. Devichandragupta

C. Malavikagnimitram

D. Mrichhakatika

Answer: Option A

Solution(By Examveda Team)

The decline of the Nanda dynasty and the rise of Chandragupta Maurya, with the guidance of the political strategist Chanakya (also known as Kautilya), has been depicted in the Sanskrit play "Mudrarakshas." This play was written by the renowned ancient Indian playwright and poet, Vishakhadatta.

"Mudrarakshas" is a historical drama that portrays the events and political intrigue leading to the downfall of the Nanda dynasty and the establishment of the Mauryan Empire. It highlights the role of Chanakya in shaping the destiny of Chandragupta Maurya and his rise to power.

Options B, C, and D are not relevant to the specific historical context of the decline of the Nandas and the rise of Chandragupta Maurya, as portrayed in the play "Mudrarakshas."

Therefore, the correct answer is Option A: Mudrarakshas, as it is the Sanskrit play that vividly portrays the decline of the Nandas and the emergence of Chandragupta Maurya under the guidance of Chanakya.

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Comments ( 5 )

  1. Kashif Ullah
    Kashif Ullah :
    2 years ago

    The answer to this question should be Mudrarakshasa I.e. option A as Malabo na a gn I'm it ram talks about the love story between Agnimitra and Malavika of shunga dynasty during the reign of Pushyamitra shunga

  2. Kanchan Thakur
    Kanchan Thakur :
    2 years ago

    Plz correct the answer it is mudrarakshsha

  3. Junaidm Ktkl
    Junaidm Ktkl :
    4 years ago

    Mudrarakshasa says how Chandra Gupta Maurya overthrow Nandas with the assistance of Nandas.

  4. Ferhin Sultana
    Ferhin Sultana :
    4 years ago

    The answer will be mudrakshaha

  5. Avisek Pal
    Avisek Pal :
    4 years ago

    The Mudrarakshasa (IAST: Mudrārākṣasa, The Signet of the Minister) is a Sanskrit-language play by Vishakhadatta that narrates the ascent of the king Chandragupta Maurya ( r . c. 324 – c. 297 BCE) to power in India.

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