How did Chandragupta establish the Mauryan Empire?

The Mauryan Empire is regarded as the first and one of the greatest empires in India. It is called an empire because it annexed and brought several smaller states under its control. Chandragupta Maurya founded the Mauryan Empire in the 4th century BC after overthrowing the Nandas from Magadha. Now the question is, how did Chandragupta establish the Mauryan Empire?

How did Chandragupta establish the Mauryan Empire?

Chandragupta and Chanakya both together became successful to uproot Nandas from Magadha and thus took revenge for their dishonor by Nandas. Under the perfect guidance of Chanakya, Chandragupta was successful to defeat Alexander and Seleucus and conquering the N. W. part of India. Apart from the vast realm along the Ganga basin up to Bengal, he also spread the empire up to the South.

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