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Karikalan was a popular ______ king during Sangam Age.

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Chola
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Pandya
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Kalabhra
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Chera
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Solution

The correct option is A Chola
There are a number of Chola kings as mentioned in the Sangam literature with different surnames like Kill, Valavan, Senni, and Cholan. One of them was Karikalan who ruled in southern part of India during Sangam Period. He is considered to be the greatest of the early Cholas. The name Karikalan means " a man with the charred leg".

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