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Which of the following inscription was issued by Samudragupta?

1. Mahrauli Inscription
2. Allahabad Pillar Inscription
3. Junagarh Rock inscription
4. Nigalisagar Pillar Inscription

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Allahabad Pillar Inscription
  • Allahabad Pillar Inscription (Prayag Prasasti) was issued by Samudragupta and was composed by Harisena.
  • It is written in very simple and refined Sanskrit in Champu kavya style. It lists achievements of Samudragupta.
  • It mentions that Samudragupta defeated 9 kings in North, 12 Kings in South.
  • Another term used by Harisena for him is Kaviraja.
  • Samudragupta also assumed the title of Vikramanka.


Mahrauli Inscription/ Garuda Pillar

  • This pillar was established by Chandragupta-II of Gupta dynasty in the honour of Lord Vishnu.
  • It was originally placed on a hill near the Beas and was brought to Delhi by a King of Delhi.


The Junagadh rock inscription

  • It was carved on the order of Rudradaman.
  • It is located in Gujarat
  • It mentions that one of Chandragupta Maurya’s governors, Pushyagupta, was responsible for building a dam on Sudarshana Lake near Girnar in Kathiawar


Nigalisagar Pillar Inscription

  • It is related to King Ashoka.
  • It is located in Nepal.

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