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The Mauryan Empire (298 BC - 185 BC)
The first settlers of Mumbai and its surronding islands were mostly the aboriginal Koli fishermen. Sopara, which is about 60 kms north and Chaul w...
The Satvahanas (185 BC - 248 AD)
The Satvahanas acquired the Konkan coast around 185 BC after the decline of Mauryan Empire and ruled it for the next four centuries. They encourag...
Abhiras Rule (248 AD - 415 AD)
After the fall of Satavahanas, it is believed that the western deccan region of the empire was taken by the Abhira Dynasty. Abhiras are thought to...
Trikutakas and Kalachuris (415 AD - 550 AD)
Trikutakas ruled North Konkan coast after replacing the Abhiras but soon Kalachuris became dominant and replaced Trikutakas and occupied Mumbai an...
Elephanta Caves (550 AD - 700 AD)
A network of seven rock-cut caves devoted to Lord Shiva forms Elephanta Caves, which is located 10 km northeast from the India Gate in Mumbai and ...
Konkan Mauryas (550 AD - 635 AD)
The Konkan Mauryas, who were feudatories of Kalachuris were given the North Konkan coast by the Kalachuris. The Mauryans ruled the coast from mid-...
Western Chalukyas (635 AD - 756 AD)
The famous Chalukya king Pulakeshi II defeated the Mauryas of Konkan and took over their regions. The Chalukyas made Elephanta Island (Gharapuri),...
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