In the later Vedic period, Kings were known with different names in different regions. Consider the following statements with this reference:
1. Eastern kings were called Samrat
2. Northern kings were called Virat
3. Western kings were called Svarat
4. Southern kings were called Bhoja
5. Kings of middle country were called Raja
Which among the above is / are correct?

Answer: [B] 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5

In the later vedic period, Kings were known with different names in different regions viz. Eastern kings were called Samrat, Northern kings were called Virat, Western kings were known by Svarat, Southern kings were called Bhoja and Kings of middle country were called Raja.

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