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  1. The first Indian ruler, who established the supremacy of Indian Navy in the Arabian Sea was :
    1. Rajaraja I
    2. Rajendra I
    3. Rajadhiraja I
    4. Kulottunga I
Correct Option: A

Rajaraja Chola I created a powerful standing army and a considerable navy, which achieved even greater success under his son Rajendra Chola I. One of the last conquests of Rajaraja was the naval conquest of the ‘old islands of the sea numbering 12,000’, the Maldives. Chola Navy also had played a major role in the invasion of Lanka.

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