He vowed to dethrone the haughty king who was harassing the
people of the land. After fulfilling that vow, he made Chandragupta, the Emperor. He
Rakshasa from the enemy camp to serve as Chandragupta's Prime minister. His
'Arthashastra' is a classic of statecraft and is reverently studied even in Europe and
elsewhere. Chankya is the personification of statesmanship, political craft, spirit
of adventure and unyielding perseverance.
Author - B.N.Gundu Rao
On the banks of the river Ganga stood the city of Pataliputra, also calledKusumapura.
In front of a choultry in the city, a man walked as if in haste, on a hot afternoon. He
was a brahmin, with bright and shining eyes.