Ancient Indians were a highly organized polity with a well established worldview of the Rajya. And also of its seven distinct organs. In their togetherness these components of the state led political ideologues to advance the Theory of Saptanga the seven limbs each of which admitted varying emphases with ancient scholars, according to the changing political situations or their own predilections.A thoroughly documented work of equal utility to scholars and students the monograph is supplemented by a comprehensive index and a glossary of non English words/phrases used in the text.
Dr. G.P. Singh prof of history at the Univesity of Manipur Imphal has research different aspects of ancient Indian history and culture over the past three decades. He has contributed numerous papers to national and international journals. His work that include The Kiratas in Ancient India: A Historical study of their life culture and civilisation facets of ancient Indian History and culture earllllly Indian Historical tradition and Archaeology, Republic Kingdoms, Towns and citites in ancient India and Ancient Indian Historiography have won the acclaim of scholars in the field.