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Which of the following rulers took the title "Gangaikondachola"?

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Rajaraja Chola I
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Rajendra Chola
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Vijayalaya Chola
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Parantaka Chola I
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Solution

The correct option is B Rajendra Chola
Rajendra Chola, the son of Rajaraja Chola I, extended the Chola empire towards the north, through Kalinga to Bengal. To commemorate his victory, he gave himself the title of "Gangaikondachola" which means "the Chola who conquered the Ganga".

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