Correct Answer - Option 4 : B
The Correct Answer is "B".
Thiruvalluvar was the author of the book ‘Tirukkural (also known as the Kural).
- It is a classic Tamil Sangam literature consisting of 1330 couplets or Kurals.
- The book is also called the fifth Veda or ‘Bible of the Tamil Land’.
- The Tirukkural, or shortly the Kural, is a classic Tamil language text consisting of 1,330 short couplets of seven words each, or kurals.
- The text is divided into three books with aphoristic teachings on virtue (Aram), wealth (porul), and love (inbam), respectively.
- Considered one of the greatest works on ethics and morality, it is known for its universality and secular nature.
- Its authorship is traditionally attributed to Valluvar, also known in full as Thiruvalluvar.
- The text has been dated variously from 300 BCE to 5th century CE.
- It emphasizes non-violence and moral vegetarianism as virtues for an individual.
- The 12-foot-tall stone statue of renowned Tamil poet and philosopher-saint Thiruvalluvar was inaugurated at Mela Bhawan in Haridwar, Uttarakhand by Chief minister Harish Rawat.
- The process of introducing the Thiruvalluvar statue in Uttarakhand was initiated by the former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Uttarakhand Tarun Vijay.