Who among the following was associated with Bezawada inscription?

Q. Who among the following was associated with Bezawada inscription?

[A] Gunaga Vijayditya

[B] Indhrabhattarka

[C] Narendra Mrigaraja

[D] Yudhamala

Answer: D

Dating back to 1470 AD, it refers Vijayawada as Bezawada

A pillar engraved with 12th and 15th centuries’ Telugu inscriptions of Velanati chief Kulothunga Rajendra Choda, who ruled from Chandolu near Bapatla in Guntur district and Kumara Hamvira Deva Mahapatrulu, a Gajapati king, is found in a neglected state at Enikepadu village on the outskirts of Vijayawada.

The inscription was rediscovered by E. Sivanagi Reddy, CEO, The Cultural Centre of Vijayawada and Amaravati (CCVA), his survey as part of the ‘Preserve Heritage for Posterity’ drive launched by the CCVA. The ancient monument was left uncared for on a street behind the Ramalayam of the village, five km from the Eluru-Vijayawada National Highway.

Bezwada inscription is related to Yudhamalla. Yuddamalla II built the beautiful city of Bezawada which was probably the seat of his kingdom. He built a new temple dedicated to Kartikeya, the guardian deity of his family.

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