Chanakya is a highly acclaimed 47-part television series directed by Dr. Chandraprakash Dwivedi which was originally telecast on Doordarshan in 1990. It is a fictionalized account of the life and times of the Indian economist, strategist and political theorist Chanakya and is based in the time period 340 B.C - 320 B.C.
Within this framework, Dwivedi portrays the politics and backstabbing that governed relations between various kings and officials of that time. He also covers the workings of the early Indian republics and the way of life of ordinary Indians during those times.
|01||King Dhanananda, the last heir to the Nanda Dynasty rules the throne. Supriya Devi's son Angadha has been missing for a few days. Minister Wakranas blames Shaktar when a gold coin's missing from the salary of the workers in the palace.||Date1|
|02||Shishupal informs Shaktar of the new taxes being imposed by King Dhanananda. The order of appointing officials for the collection of taxes on wood, gum, stone, leather, etc.||Date2|