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

  • question_answer Who of the following has been compared to Parashuram in the Puranas?

    A)  Kharavela        

    B)  Gautamiputra Satakami

    C)  Pushyamitra Sunga

    D)  Mahapadma Nanda

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    Parashurama is most known for ridding the world of Kshatriyas over twenty-one times. Mahapadma Nanda, who has been described as "the destroyer of all the Kshatrryas", defeated the Panchalas, Kasis, Haihayas, Kalingas, Asmakas, Kurus, Maithilas, Surasenas and the Vitihotras. So, Mahapadma Nanda has been compared to Parashurama in the Puranas.

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