SSC SSC CHSL TIER-I Solved Paper Held on 11.01.2017

  • question_answer Pune was once known as the capital of

    A)  Scindias

    B)  Holkars

    C)  Bhosales                      

    D)  Peshwas

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

     Pune was the centre of power of the Maratha Empire established by Shivaji Maharaj. In the 18th century, Pune was the political centre of the Indian subcontinent, as the seat of the Peshwas who were the prime ministers of the Maratha Empire. Considered to be the cultural capital of Maharashtra, Pune is known as "Oxford of the East."


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