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SOUTH INDIAN INSCRIPTIONS


 

MISCELLANEOUS INSCRIPTIONS IN KANNADA 

VOLUME IX - Part - I 

CHOLAS OF RENANDU

No. 400.

(A.R. No. 299 of 1905.)

ON ANOTHER SLAB SET UP IN A FIELD OF THE VILLAGE CHIPPILI, CLOSE TO THE CHIPPILI-VIMPALLE ROAD, MADANAPALLE TALUK, CHITTOOR DISTRICT.

This is not dated.  It refers to the (Chola) king Punyakomaran ruling over Chirppuli, and records the death of a hero named Parasuraman in a battle.  On palaeographic grounds the record may be relegated to the 8th century A.D.

No. 401.

(A.R. No. 792 of 1917.)

ON A BOULDER BY THE SIDE OF THE ROAD FROM BUDILI TO GORANTLA, HINDUPUR TALUK, ANATAPUR DISTRICT.

This is not dated.  It refers itself to the reign of the Chola king Chola-Maharaja and records that he made a grant of land, 12 khanduyas (in sowing capacity), and another gift to a temple.

No. 402.

(A.R. No. 483 of 1906.)

ON A SLAB LYING IN THE BHIMESVARA TEMPLE AT CHAUDURU, PRODDATUR TALUK, CUDDAPAH DISTRICT.

The record is dated Saka 1114, Paridhavi, Chaitra, su. 1, Somavara, corresponding to A.D. 1192 March 16 Monday in the reign of the Chola chief Na[la]siddanadeva-Cholamaharaja ruling Renadu seventy, Kanne three-hundred and other districts from Vallurapura.  He is stated to have levied tribute from Kanchi.  A certain Cholajiya-Pandita is stated to have granted some vritti-lands to Prolajiya.  The Senabova Macharasa wrote and Bomoja engraved the inscription

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