Q: 37 (SCRA/2009)

Consider the following statements. Pushyamitra Sunga, a general of Brihadratha, the last Mauryan king, seized power in Magadha in about 185 BC. He is known to have
1. been a staunch follower of Buddhism as is evident from the flourishing state of the religion from the remains at Bharhut of this period.
2. been a supporter of the orthodox Brahmanical faith.
3. revived the Vedic sacrifices, including the horse-sacrifice.
4. started a process of decentralization of authority.
Which of the statements given above are correct?