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Based upon Survey of India map with the permission of the Survey General of India.
The responsibility for the correctness of internal detaisl rests with the publisher.
The external boundaries and coastlines of India agree with the Record/Master Copy certified by Survey
of India.
The territorial waters of India extend into the sea to a distane of twelve nautical miles measured from
tyhe appropriate base line.
The earliest epigraphic reference               to Chandragupta Maurya is to be found in