Important Ancient Terms for UKPCS (Uttarakhand) Prelims and Mains Examination



Lohit Ayas Copper
Syam Ayas Iron
Vanik
Traders

Gramini Village Head
Bhagadugha
Tax collector
Sthapati
Chief Judge

Takshan Carpenter
Niska
Unit of currency
Satamana
Unit of currency

Pana Term used for coin
Shresthi
Guilds
Vihara
Buddhist Monastery
Chaitya
Sacred Enclosure

Pradeshika Head of district Administration
Nagarka
City administration
Jesthaka
Chief of a Guild

Prathamakulika Chief of artisans
Uparika
Governor of Bhukti
Didishu Remarried woman

Amatya High offcial
Dvija Initiation into education
Yukta Revenue officer in the Mauryan period.

Rajjukas Land measurement & mixing land revenue

Sabha
Assembly of few select ones
Samiti
Larger Assembly
Dharamamahamatya
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