Consider the following statements about Pulakeshin-I:

  1. He was the founder of the Satavahana dynasty
  2. The Chinese pilgrim Hiuen Tsang visited India during the reign of Pulakeshin-I

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [D] Neither 1 nor 2

First statement is incorrect because Pulakeshin-I was the founder of Chalukya dynasty. Second statement is again incorrect because Hiuen Tsang visited India during the reign of Harsha and when Hiuen Tsang visited India, the king of the Chalukya kingdom was Pulakeshin-II.

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