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A historical work "Gaudavaho" like Kalhana's "Rajatarangini" was written by:
1. Vakpati
2. Banabhatta
3. Bilhan
4. Sandhyakaranandin

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Vakpati

The correct answer is Vakpati.

  • Gaudavaho- the slaying of the king of Gauda.
  • It is known to be a Prakrit Epic composed by Vakpati, a poet living in the court of Yasovarman, king of Kannauj.
  • It gives us a detailed description of Digvijay of Yasovarman.

  • Banabhatta was the court poet of King Harsha Vardhana.
  • Bilhana was an 11th-century Kashmiri poet. 
    • He is known for his love poem- Caurapancasika.
  • Sandhyakar Nandi was a poet from the Pala Empire. 
    • He became famous for his ramacharitam, a biographical history in verse; written in sanskrit.

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