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    History and India

    In context of India, due to its feudal and religious system, history is far from reality. This is one reason as to why, religion still has strong roots in Indian mindset.

    In not so ancient past and in ancient past, history was written from the view of ruler and by the people who were educated in India's ancient past. Being a feudal country with numerous kingdoms,innumerable gods and godesses, history was far from factual reality.

    Who benefited the most and who could manipulate history the most?

    Those who were ruling and those who were educated. Which in India's context only were only few communities.

    Tribes who were of migratory in nature and were new arrivals in Indian subcontinent at different time periods were the main sufferers because their real history was never written or was written from personal perspectives of rulers and the educated class.

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    Besides that lot of words might be emerging out of religious thought process such as "Suuch/ Truth, false, Morality, Dev", etc.

    Although these world might not be true to their origins as such words have been often used in different contexts. As most of the above words in Indian context are "Money making religious words".

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    India also has an innumerable number of kings whose actual existence is really not provable as these are the kings who often do not have any factual existence.

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