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24-06-2021 Mauryan Empire

Q. Which event brought about a profound change in Ashoka's administrative policy?

A. The third Buddhist Council
B. the Kalinga War
C. His embracing of Buddhism
D. His sending missionary to Ceylon


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Commented on 2021-06-24 13:51:11 (IST)
Answer : B

Explanation : The Kalinga war was fought between Ashka and state of Kalinga 261 BC. The massive bloodshed filled ashoka with remorse and he adopted Buddhism under the Budh Monk Upagupta and abandoned the policy of physical conquest and adopted the policy of cultural conquest.