How have the Prashastis drawn the factual information about the Gupta rulers?
a. Prashastis were composed in praise of the Gupta rulers by poets. Prashastis gave vital information about the conquests of the ruler to historians.
b. The Prayaga Prashasti (Allahabad Pillar Inscription) was composed in Sanskrit by Harishena. It gave important information regarding the military conquests of Samudragupta.