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Anantavarman decided to erect the Jagannatha temple in the ____ century.

A

10th

B

11th

C

12th

D

13th

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C

12th

The Jagannatha temple is located at Puri, Orissa. In the twelfth century, one of the most important rulers of the Ganga dynasty, Anantavarman, decided to erect a temple for Purushottama Jagannatha at Puri. Subsequently, in 1230, king Anangabhima III dedicated his kingdom to the deity and proclaimed himself as the deputy of the god.

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