Consider the following statements about Kailasanatha temple of Ellora:

  1. Its construction is attributed to the Pallava dynasty
  2. The temple is one of the best early examples of Panchayatana style of architecture

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [D] Neither 1 nor 2

First statement is incorrect because though the traces of Pallava and Chalukya temple architecture are available, but its construction is generally attributed to the 8th century Rashtrakuta dynasty. The second statement is also incorrect because the temple is a complete dravida building

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