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    Who among the following was a commentator of the Manusmriti?

    A)  Asahaya                                  

    B)  Visvarupa        

    C)  Bhattasvami       

    D)  Medhatithi                   

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    Medhatithi was first Sanskrit scholar who did commentary on Manusmriti a Dhramashastra. The exact date of Medhatithi's writing is unclear, and he has been placed anywhere between about 820 and 1050 AD. Asahaya wrote bhasya on the Naradasmriti.

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