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Can anyone please tell me why during earthing of a conductor, potential of the body is taken to be zero????? proper proofs would be extremely helpful.

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Because when a body is earthed its potential become same as that of the earth. And since conventionally the earth is considered to be of zero potential hence the body is said to be of zero potential.

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