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Who Among the Following Was the Author of Rajtarangini, Commonly Regarded as the First Genuine History of India Written by an Indian? - Current Affairs Including General Knowledge

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Who among the following was the author of Rajtarangini, commonly regarded as the first genuine history of India written by an Indian?

Options

  • Banbhatta

  • Ravikirti

  • Pushpananda

  • Kalhana

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Solution

Kalhana

Explanation:

Rajatarangini is a metrical legendary and historical chronicle of the north-western Indian subcontinent,  particularly the kings of Kashmir. It was written in  Sanskrit by Kashmiri historian Kalhana in the 12th  century CE. The work consists of 7826 verses, which are divided into eight books called Tarangas  ("waves").

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
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