UPSC History The vedic period - Early vedic period, Later vedic period and sangam period Question Bank Vedic Period/Mahajanapadas/Nandas etc

  • question_answer Rajasekhara's marriage to Avantisundari is an example of

    A)                      Sagotra marriage          

    B)  Savama marriage

    C)         Anuloma marriage        

    D)  Pratiloma marriage

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    Rajasekhara's marriage to Avantisundari is an example of 'Annloma-mamage'. During the Vedic Age, inter-class marriages used to take place in the form of Anuloma marriage. Anuloma marriage is a social practice according to which a boy from upper. Varna/caste/class can marry a girl from lower varna/caste/class.       

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