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The Tradition of Local Self-Government in Ancient and Medieval Tamil Nadu
INDICA’s Center for Indic Studies in Law and Justice presents a conversation with Dr. Nanditha Krishna on the 18th of March 2023 at IST 1800 hrs. The title of the conversation The Tradition of Local Self-Government in Ancient and Medieval Tamil Nadu is also the title of the chapter, written by Dr. Krishna, in the book INDIA: The Mother of Democracy released by the Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) in November 2022. In the paper, Dr. Krishna examines the operation of democratic forms of self-government as it prevailed in rural and urban Tamil Nadu right from Ancient times up to the span of time through which the Vijayanagara Empire continued to exist. Join us for what promises to be an insightful conversation about some of the evidence of local self-government in early India.