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Chapter 5 Class 6 History - The Age of Vedas

Dasa later came to mean a

a. slave
b. chief
c. jana
d. sabha



The correct option is (a).


  • Besides the Aryans, there was another group of people whom the Aryans called the ‘dasas’ or ‘dasyus’.

  • Their culture was different from that of Aryans. They also spoke a different language.

  • Most of the dasas were perhaps e nslaved and so the term ‘dasa ’ , l ater came to mean slave . Most dasas had to do whatever work was given to them by their masters.

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