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Some of the oldest implements of man have been found in Dekhan and it has been assumed

that if man was evolved at all in India, he must have done so in the plateau immediately to

the south of the Dandak forest. It is argued that Dandakaranaya which appears in Ramayana

as the abode of man-like monkeys was the area of man's evolution in India. In this respect,

T P S Aiyengar is of the view that ''man could not have originated in the Himalayan cold or the

dense forests or low river valleys [of India] as they lacked all those roots and nuts

on which men subsisted.''

Scientists have till date found fossilized remains of humans that date back 80,000 years. These remains were not found in India.