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Find out the correct statement:

a) The Cheras ruled over Kaveri delta and their capital was Uraiyur.

b) The Maangulam Tamil-Brahmi inscriptions mention the King Karikalan.

c) The terms Vanikan and Nigama appear in Tamil-Brahmi inscriptions were different types of merchants.

d) Salt merchants were called Vanikars and they traveled in bullock carts along with their family.

Answer :

c) is correct because Vanikan and Nigama appear in tamil-Brahmi inscriptions.There were different types of merchants: gold merchants, cloth merchants, and salt merchants.


a) is incorrect. Uraiyur was the capital of the early Cholas and Mutharaiyars


b) is incorrect because Karikalan is not mentioned in Maangulam Tamil-Brahmi inscriptions


d) is incorrect because vanikars are not salt merchants. The Specialised groups called vanikars (traders) made the journey in groups trading goods and commodities between regions.


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