...........assumed the title of 'Gangaikondachola' or the conqueror of the river Ganga.

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    ...........assumed the title of 'Gangaikondachola' or the conqueror of the river Ganga.

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    • Rajendra Chola 1' assumed the title of 'Gangaikondachola' or the conqueror of the river Ganga 
    • Rajendra led campaigns from 1002 CE. These include the conquest of the Rashtrakutas and the campaigns against the western Chalukyas.
    • He also shifted his capital from Thanjavur to this newly built town.
    • The chola army went on to raid east bengal and defeated Govindachandra of the Chandra dynasty and invaded the bastar region.
    • The  'Gangaikonda temple is a classic example of the diversity in the architectural styles, culture and tradition found in india.

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