Origin and development of human
Most scholars are of the opinion that from today, about 50 thousand to 1 lakh years ago or even before primates (male apes) such a creature was born which was similar to human. Gradually these creatures came down from the trees and learned to walk on their hind legs and started living on the earth.
Primates means apes like humans. Under this, monkeys, langurs, orangutans and such mammals are included. Modern humans have evol
ved from primates. These creatures lived in East Africa about 80 million years ago.
Paleolithic (Paleolithic) era The hunter-gatherer and food-gathering
man arose on earth, probably at the beginning of the Late Pleistocene epoch. At the same time, the cow, elephant and horse etc. were born. With the analysis of new facts from a place called K Bori, now the presence of Maharashtra human in the Indian subcontinent is believed to be 14 lakh years ago.
In India primitive man used rough and rough stone tools. This period is known as the hunting and food gathering period. The physical remains (fossils) of Paleolithic humans have not been found anywhere in India.
During this period, human life and hunting depended on food collection.
Stages of the Palaeolithic Age
The Indian Palaeolithic Age is divided into three parts . Early or Lower Palaeolithic, Middle-Palaeolithic and Upper-Palaeolithic Black. BCE to 40,000 BCE and the third stage is considered between 40,000 BCE to 10,000 BCE.
1. In the Lower Paleolithic period (from 5,00,000 BC to 50,000 BC, humans basically used quartzite stone during this period. The tools of this period are divided into two parts-