Oldest recorded census in India during Maurya period - Art & Culture

Q.  The oldest recorded census in India occurred during
- Published on 11 Jul 15

a. Vardhan period
b. Gupta period
c. Maurya period
d. Sangam period

ANSWER: Maurya period
The oldest recorded census in India is thought to have occurred around 300 BCE during the reign of the Emperor Chandragupta Maurya under the leadership of Kautilya or Chanakya.

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