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Tripura Governor backs CM's assertion on 'Internet in Mahabharata period'

By Chennabasaveshwar
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    Tripura Governor Tathagat Roy backed CM Biplab Kumar Deb's assertion that internet was existed during the Mahabharata period, saying the comment by the chief minister was topical.

    Tripura Governor Tathagat Roy. Courtesy: ANI news

    Governor Tathagat Roy said, "What he said was very tropical, because without some kind of prototype, it's difficult to conceive something. Fact that these things had been conceived in those days, proves there was something of this nature."

    Biplab Kumar was speaking at a Regional Workshop on Computerisation and Reforms at Pragna Bhawan in Agartala on Tuesday. Deb said episodes of the 18-day epic war in Kurukshetra were relayed by narrator Sanjay to the blind king Dhritarashtra with the help of internet technology.

    "Yeh desh wo desh hai, jisme Mahabharat mein Sanjay ne bethke Dhritarashtra ko yudh me kya ho raha tha bol raha tha. Iska matlab technology tha, internet tha, satellite tha... (This is the country where the episodes of the Mahabharat war were narrated to Dhritarashtra by Sanjay." This means technology was there, Internet was there, satellite was there...," Deb said in his speech.

    He also added that technology was invented more than 1,000 years ago. Even the European countries can claim that they have invented the technology but in reality, the technology was ours.

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