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As per Asoka’s inscriptions, which among the following place was declared tax free and proclaimed only 1/8th part as taxable?

 A.

Kushinagar

 B.

Lumbini

 C.

Kathmandu

 D.

Sarnath

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Solution:
Option(B) is correct

At the 20th anniversary of his enthronement, Asoka announced Lumbini as tax-free and proclaimed only 1/8th part as taxable.

Description of this fact is found in the inscriptions of Nigliva and Rumindei.


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