Q. Consider the following statements:
1. The wild boar was the royal insignia of the Chalukyas.
2. The bull, Shiva’s mount was the symbol of Cheras.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
The wild boar was the royal insignia of the Chalukyas.
- It was claimed that it represented the varaha avatar of Vishnu in which he is said to have rescued the Goddess of the Earth.
- The bull, Siva’s mount, was the symbol of the Pallavas.
Source: Tamil Nadu state board.