With reference to Gupta Empire, consider the following statements:
1.Gupta Empire was based mainly in parts of central and southern India.
2.Culture of Gupta Empire revolved around ‘Brahmanical religion’
3. Harisena was a famous poet in the court of Chandragupta-II.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Answer: [A] 2 Only

First statement is incorrect because Gupta Empire was based mainly in central and northern Indian areas of Prayag (Allahabad), Saket (modern Ayodhya) and Magadha (Bihar). Second  statement is correct because Gupta Empire revolved around brahmanical characteristics. Many of their works are examples to it. Third statement is also incorrect because Harisena was a famous poet in the court of Samudragupta and not in court of Chandragupta II.

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