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After the invasion of Alexander in 327 B.C., there was a period of confusion and anarchy in ancient India. The country was consists of numerous self serving Kings. People were loosing nationalistic pride and forgetting proud history of their ancestors. Country needed a leader of exceptional ability and vision. A person capable of bringing back enthusiasm and new life to the people. A person to lead them to resist the cultural invasion by the Greeks. At this time of need, a man came forward. He was fearless, compassionate to the poor and evil to the deceit. He never forget his purpose, live a simple life, uninterested in high position, and accomplished his purpose. He was Chanakya . Chanakya lived during the period 350-275 B.C. He was the mastermind behind the creation of Maurya Empire. He is also known as Kautilya . His given name was Vishnugupta . He wrote Arthasasthra , a book about statecraft and economic policy and Nithisastra , a book about ideal way of living for every individu