Consider the following caves with states where they are located:

  1. Dungeshwari→ Bihar
  2. Varaha→ Tamil Nadu
  3. Belum Caves→ Andhra Pradesh

 Which of the above is/are correct?

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

Dungeshwari Cave Temples are ancient caves situated near Bodhgaya in Bihar. There are three caves containing Buddhist shrines, where the Buddha is believed to have meditated. Belum Caves is the second largest natural cave located in Andhra Pradesh. Evidences for the existence of Jains and Buddhists monks in the caves several centuries ago have been found. Varaha Cave Temple is a rock cut cave temple located in Kancheepuram district of Tamil Nadu.

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