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To which king belongs the Lion capital at Sarnath?

[A]. Chandragupta
[B]. Ashoka
[C]. Kanishka
[D]. Harsha

Answer: Option B


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Jaysingh said: (May 25, 2011)  
Ashoka The Great, was an Indian emperor of the Maurya Dynasty.

Ameen said: (Feb 6, 2012)  
Chandragupta established Maurya dynasty with help of Chankya by defeating Dhananda last king of Nanda Dynasty.

Jiban said: (Jun 28, 2014)  
What is the name of Gandhi father?

Prem said: (Dec 4, 2014)  
Karamchand Gandhi.

Abhijit said: (Jan 24, 2015)  
What actually dynasty is?

Sagar said: (Feb 1, 2015)  
Ashoka was emperor of Maurya Dynasty.

Aman said: (Sep 22, 2015)  
What is the name of Motilal Nehru father?

Kundan said: (Oct 18, 2015)  
Chandragupta Maurya was the founder of Maurya dynasty and Ashoka great emperor this dynasty.

Papanna Gowda said: (Dec 31, 2015)  
Gangadhara Nehru (1827 " February 1861) was the father of Jawaharalal Nehru, who served as kotwla in the court of Bahadur Shah II. During the early part of the 19th Century, Gangadhar's father, Lakshmi Narayan Nehru, worked as a scribe in Delhi for the East India Company.

Malav said: (May 10, 2016)  
The Indian flag chakra was also taken by Sarnath.

Dharma Chakra depicted the "wheel of the law" in the Sarnath Lion Capital made by the 3rd-century BC Mauryan Emperor Ashoka.

Bilal Abdullah said: (Jun 19, 2016)  
Where is Sarnath located?

Amal said: (Aug 1, 2016)  
What does lion capital means?

A.G Rao said: (Dec 8, 2016)  
What is the father name Chanakya?

Ramesh Hudda said: (Jan 13, 2017)  
@Bilal Abdullah.

Sarnath is a city located 13 kilometres north-east of Varanasi near the confluence of the Ganges and the Varuna rivers in Uttar Pradesh, India.

Hangrai said: (May 24, 2018)  
Thanks for your explanation.

Amartya Srivastava said: (Jun 29, 2018)  
Lion Capital of Sarnath is the now the national emblem of India, and its theme is Satyamev Jayate. It has been founded from Sarnath from the Ashok's pillar.

Madhav said: (Mar 19, 2021)  
It was originally placed on the top of the Ashoka pillar at the important Buddhist site of Sarnath by Emperor Ashoka, in about 250 BCE during his rule over the Maurya Empire.

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