Maharashtra State BoardHSC Arts 11th
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Explain the following statement with reasons. A strong rule of the Chalukyas was created in south India - History

Short Note

Explain the following statement with reasons.

A strong rule of the Chalukyas was created in south India

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Solution

  1. The Chalukya dynasty ruled in the south for approximately 200 years.
  2. Jaising the founder of this dynasty established his capital at Vatapi (Badami) Pulakeshin I was an important king of this dynasty who performed the Ashwamedha sacrifice.
  3. After him, his son Kirtivarman I came to power. During his reign, he conquered the Kadambas of Vanvasi (Karwar) and Mauryas of Aparanta (North Konkan) and expanded his rule.
  4. The greatest king of the Chalukyas was Pulakeshin II.
  5. He performed the Digvijaya and strengthened the power of the Chalukyas.
  6. His achievements are described by Ravikirti, a poet. He defeated Harshavardhan thus, acquiring great fame.
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Balbharati History 11th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 11 Kingdoms in South India
Exercise | Q Q.2 (1) | Page 83
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