Dec. 19, 2022

Prelims Question

Q. Hiuen Tsang has described the socio-political condition of Harshavardhana period. In this context, consider the following statements-

1. During the reign of Harshavardhan, roads were safe from dacoits.

2. Indian people were very aware for cleanliness.

3. Death penalty was not given.

Which of the above statements are correct?

a. 1 and 2 b. 1 and 3

c. 2 and 3 d. 1 , 2 and 3

Answer – (c)

Explanation- Hiuen Tsang mentions that during the reign of Harshvardhan, the number of criminals was less and there was no provision of death penalty, but he was robbed many times during his travels. Indians took more care of cleanliness.