Who was the founder of Sunga Dynasty?

Who was the founder of Sunga Dynasty?
[A]Pushyamitra
[B]Agnimitra
[C]Vasumitra
[D]Vajramitra

Pushyamitra
Pushyamitra Sunga laid the foundation of Sunga Dynasty by assassinating Brihadratha Maurya (the last ruler of the Mauryan Empire). He was Commander-in-Chief in the army of Mauryan Emperor. Pushyamitra Sunga ruled for 36 years and was succeeded by his son Agnimitra. Devabhuti, the last ruler of the Sunga dynasty, was overthrown by Vasudeva who founded Kanva dynasty in 75 BC.

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