Q. Which of the following pair/s is/are correctly matched?
Ancient name:Present location
3.Suvarnadweep:Lakshadweep Islands
Choose the correct answer from below given codes:

[A] 1 only

[B] 1 and 2 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: A

Explanation: Devapala (c. 810−850 CE): Extended the empire to include Pragyoytishpur/Kamarupa (Assam), parts of Orissa (Utkala) and modern Nepal.

  • He claimed to have extracted tribute from the whole of northern India, from the Himalayas to the Vindhyas, and from the eastern to the western oceans.
  • According to Buddhist tradition, the Sailendra dynasty king, Balaputradeva (ruler of Suvarnadvipa which corresponds to the Indonesian Archipelago, including Malaya, Java, Sumatra and other neighbouring islands), requested him to grant five villages to the monastery at Nalanda.

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT