December 8, 2023

HPAS Mains 2021/22 Answer Writing Challenge Day 1: 04-10-2021

HPAS Mains Syllabus General Studies Paper 1 : Historical perspective of Indian Cultural Heritage; Literature and Art forms from ancient times to 1947(Major structural and rock-cut temple architecture, sculptural art and major schools of paintings).

Question: Examine the contribution of the Chola kingdom in the development of the Dravidian style of  temple architecture. (20 Marks, 400 Words)



DirectiveExamine : to enquire in depth about an any specific event
IntroductionCholas and temple architecture
Main Body 

Contribution of Chola in the development of temple architecture:

  • Large structures
  • Stones
  • Gopurams
  • Elaborate pyramidal storeys
  • Shikaras
  • Dwarapalas
  • Polished sculptures
ConclusionPresent relevance of Chola architecture
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