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The founder of the Rashtrakuta empire was _________.

A

Krishna I

B

Indra

C

Karka

D

Dantidurga

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Dantidurga

The Rashtrakutas were from the Kannada region. Dantidurga was the founder of the Rashtrakuta dynasty, defeated the Gurjaras, and captured Malwa from them. Then he annexed the Chalukya kingdom by defeating Kirtivarman II. Thus, the Rashtrakutas became a powerful dynasty in the Deccan.

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