Consider the following pairs of books with their authors:

  1. Indica→ Megasthenes
  2. Harshacharita→ Harsha
  3. Rajatarangini→ Kalidas

   Which of the above is/are correct?

Answer: [B] 1 Only

Indica is the name of a book by Megasthenes that describes the history of India and was a major source from which Arrian drew. Banabhatta was the author of the Harshacharita which is a eulogistic history of the reign of Emperor Harshavardhana. Rajatarangini is a legendary and historical chronicle about Kashmir written by Kalhana.

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