Which of the following statements about the Vijayanagara Empire is/are true?

Vijayanagara Empire

Which of the following statements about the Vijayanagara Empire is/are true?
1. The kings claimed to rule on behalf of the God Virupaksha
2. Rulers used the “Hindu Suratrana” to indicate their close links with Gods
3. All the royal orders were signed in Kannada, Sanskriti and Tamil.
4. Royal portrait sculpture was now displayed in temples
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
(a) 4 only
(b) 1 and 2 only
(c) 1, 2 and 3
(d) 1, 2, and 4
Answer: (b) 1 and 2 Only


Vijayanagara Empire

The Vijayanagara Empire (also called Karnata Empire, and the Kingdom of Bisnegar by the Portuguese) was based in the Deccan Plateau region in South India. It was established in 1336 by Harihara I and his brother Bukka Raya I of Sangama Dynasty.

Hindu Suratrana

The Vijayanagara kings claimed to rule on behalf ofthe god Virupaksha. All royal orders were signed“ShriVirupaksha”, usually in the Kannada script.Rulers also indicated their close links with the godsby using the title “Hindu Suratrana” this meant Hindu Sultan.
The Vijayanagara kings claimed to rule on behalf ofthe god Virupaksha. All royal orders were signed“ShriVirupaksha”, usually in the Kannada script.Rulers also indicated their close links with the godsby using the title “Hindu Suratrana” this meant Hindu Sultan.

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