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Internet was used during the battle of Mahabharata: Tripura CM Biplab Deb

How could Dhritarashtra see through Sanjay's eyes? There was technology available at that time, says Biplab Kumar Deb

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Biplab Deb
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Chief Minister on Tuesday claimed that Internet and satellite communication existed in the days of

"Internet and satellite communication had existed in the days of Sanjaya (the charioteer of king Dhritarashtra) using the technology gave a detailed account and description to the blind king about the battle of Kurukshetra," Deb said while inaugurating a two-day workshop on computerisation of Public Distribution System (PDS).

The leader said: "The Europeans and the Americans may claim that it is their invention, but it is actually our technology. Internet and satellite system had existed during the lakhs of year ago."

"How could Dhritarashtra see through Sanjay's eyes? There was technology available at that time... Internet was there, satellite communication was there," the 47-year-old Chief Minister said very confidentially and repeatedly.

Deb heads the BJP-Indigenous People's Front of coalition government that came in power last month after defeating the Communist Party of India-Marxist-led Left Front first time in 25 years.

 

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First Published: Wed, April 18 2018. 03:01 IST
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