Ashoka, perhaps the greatest ruler of the Maurya dynasty, ruled India from 273 BC to 232 BC. His vast Empire extended beyond India of Afghanistan and Nepal. Son of King Bindusara, Ashoka had to fight with his brother to ascend the throne, but he proved to be an efficient ruler and worked for the battement of his subjects. The quest for expanding the Empire resulted in the Kaligna War which became the turning point of his life and the destruction he saw, led him to renounce violence.
This title narrated the enchaining story of this great ruler who spread the message of 'Buddhism', engraved on rocks and pillar across his Empire and his emblem of four-lions on one of those pillars is India's official seal today. The meddle wheel on the national fall sis also called the Ashoka Chakra.
This is part of the spectacular WILCO PICTURE LIBRARY (WPL), slated to be a 500 plus titles series, pioneering the innovative way of enlightening on various subjects in a fun-filled way via a comic format artwork, full of colourful illustrations along with simple but interesting narration and dialogues, thereby making story-telling an enjoyable experience.
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