Prelims 708

Consider the following statements:
1. The Mahabharata was translated into Urdu during Akbar’s time.
2. Dara Shikoh translated the Upanishads and the Bhagavad-gita into Persian.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
A.
1 only
B.
2 only
C.
Both 1 and 2
D.
Neither 1 nor 2
Explanation :
The Mahabharata was translated into Persian at Akbar’s orders, and named Razmnameh. Dara Shikoh was the eldest son and heir-apparent of the fifth Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. Dara translated the Upanishads and the Bhagavad-gita into Persian.

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