Post Gupta Period was very turbulent in nature. Northern India was divided into four kingdoms of later Guptas of Magadha, the Maukharis, the Push-abhutis and the Maitrakas. The Maukharis who Â first held the region of western U.P. around Kanauj, gradually ousted the later Guptas and made them move to Malwa.
After the death of the last Maukhari king, probably the Maukhari kingdom and that of pusyabhuti were united into one kingdom. Historians considers Â Maitrakas who ruled ruled in Gujarat , areÂ Â of Iranian origin . They developed Vallabhi as their capital which became an important center of learning.
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