Which of the following Chola rulers assumed the title of Gangaikondachola?
Correct Answer : d ) Rajendra IExplanation :
Rajaraja and his son Rajendra I were great Chola rulers. Rajendra I included the Pandya and Chera countries in his empire.
They used to mark their victories by erecting a number of Vishnu and Siva temples at various places.
In the reign of Rajendra I, the march across Kalinga to Bengal in which the Chola armies crossed the river Ganga was led by a Chola general in 1022 AD.
Therefore, Rajendra I assumed the title of Gangaikondachola (the Chola who conquered the Ganga).
Hence, the correct answer is (d).
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