Rise of Magadha

☼ Rise of Magadha:-

• Ancient Magadha comprised of present patna and Gaya district of Bihar.

• The political history of India from 6th century BC onwards is the history of struggle between four states— Magadha, Kosala, Vatsa and Avanti for supremacy.

• There is a reference to Magadha in the Mahabharata where it is stated that Brihadratha was the founder of kingdom of magadha.