(i) Alexander, the king of Macedon, crossed the Khayber pass and reached India.
(ii) Then he came to the plain of the Punjab.
(iii) Alexander was pleased with Porus for his bold reply.
(iv) There ruled a king called Porus.
(v) But unfortunately he was defeated in a battle.
(vi) “Like a king,” was the reply of Porus.
(vii) He was brought before Alexander.
(viii) He wanted to attack the land of Porus.
(ix) He showed his boldness before Alexander.
(x) He also made him king of another province in the Punjab.
(xi) Then he was taken to prisoner.
(xii) Porus came forward with his men and arms in order to defend his land from the attack of Alexander.
(xiii) He allowed him to rule his country as before.
(xiv) Alexander asked him how he would like to be treated.