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With reference to Chausath Yogini Temple situated near Morena, consider the following statements

With reference to Chausath Yogini Temple situated near Morena, consider the following statements:

1. It is a circular temple built during the reign of Kachchhapaghata Dynasty.

2. It is the only circular temple built in India

3. It was meant to promote the Vaishnava cult in the region.

4. Its design has given rise to a popular belief that it was the inspiration behind the Indian Parliament building.

Which of the statements given above are correct?(2021)

a) 1 and 2

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 4

d) 2, 3 and 4

ANswer: C

According to an inscription dated to 1323 CE (Vikram Samvat 1383), the temple was built by the Kachchhapaghata king Devapala (1055 – 1075).

It is not the only circular temple in India


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