Consider the following pairs:

  1. Sabha and Samiti→ Vedic period
  2. Girnar inscription→ Rudradaman
  3. Devnam piya→ Ashoka

    Which of the above is/are correct?

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

Devnam piya means “Beloved of The Gods”. Ashoka has been referred as “Devanampriya Priyadarshi” in Maski edict in Raichur District of Karnataka. Rudradaman-I was a Saka ruler from the Western Kshatrapas dynasty. Sabha and Samiti were the two popular assemblies existed (in early Rig-Vedic) and the assembly hall (Later Rig-Vedic).

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