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The Somnath temple which was destroyed by Mahmud of Ghazni was dedicated to Lord _________.

A

Vishnu

B

Shiva

C

Surya

D

Ganapati

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Shiva

Mahmud Ghazni plundered the Somnath temple in 1024. The temple was dedicated to Lord Shiva. Ghazini broke the shiva linga and looted the wealth of the temple. 

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