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SOUTH INDIAN INSCRIPTIONS


 

MISCELLANEOUS INSCRIPTIONS IN KANNADA 

VOLUME IX - Part - I 

VAIDUMBAS 

No. 13.

(A.R. No. 296 of 1905.)

ON A SLAB SET UP IN A FIELD WEST OF THE VILLAGE, BASINIKONDA, MADANAPALLE TALUK, SAME DISTRICT

This is damaged and not dated.  It refers itself to the reign of the Vaidumba-Maharaja Gandatrinetra.  It records the death of Maruvaka, suramarpali-Rakkasa Manujaradeva, son of Baluchchorani who was ruling over Suramaraveli, in the attack made by Banarasa and others on the Soremadi fort against Nolambi, Dadiga, Rachamalla and Maydadi.

No. 14.

(A.R. No. 295 of 1905.)

ON A SLAB SET UP IN A FIELD TO THE WEST OF THE SAME VILLAGE.

This is undated and a little damaged.  It refers itself to the reign of the Vaidumba king Gandatrinetra and states that when Maharaja and Banarasa attacked Soramadi fort, Nolambi, Dadiga, Rachamalla and Mayindadi who fought against them were overthrown and that a hero died in the battle.  Evidently this refers to the same event as the one mentioned in the preceding inscription.

No. 15.

(A.R. No. 298 of 1905.)

ON A SLAB SET UP IN A FIELD OF THE VILLAGE CHIPPILI, CLOSE TO CHIPPILI-VEMPALLE ROAD, SAME TALUK AND DISTRICT.

This undated record belonging to the reign of Vaidumba king Manujatrinetra registers the death of a certain Padeyyara-Pulikkama in a cattle-raid.

No. 16.

(A.R. No. 439 of 1914.)

ON THE SLAB CALLED THE KATTIVIRAPPABANDA AT ALETIPALLE, SAME TALUK AND DISTRICT.

This undated inscription records that a certain brave warrior who was the son of Virasatti, a servant of the Baidumba king, fought in the battle of Tiruvala and died, A number of epithets describing his bravery and found in the record.

 

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