Ashoka was one of te greatest rulers in indian history.Ashoka the Great, was an Indian emperor of the Maurya Dynasty who ruled almost all of the Indian subcontinent fromĀ  269 BCE to 232 BCE. In about 260 BCE Ashoka waged a bitterly destructive war against the state of Kalinga (modern Odisha). After seeing the destruction he turned a new leaf and become one the greatest promoters of peace in his era.

asoka was one of the greatest king in indian history.he was son of bindusara,mauryan ruler.he was great administrator and able ruler.he conquered many parts of india.after embrassing buddhism on advice of upagupta,he maintained peace all over kingdom and stopped waging wars.he was first king to plant trees on either side of the road.some historians say that the above policy of peace was main reason for their decline.he left the violence after the war of kalinga