Which ruler looted and destroyed the temple of Somnath?

Options :
  1. Mahmud of Ghazni
  2. Chengiz Khan
  3. Mohammed Ghori
  4. Nadir Shah
Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 1

Explanation:

Somnath Temple in the modern Indian state of Gujarat was looted and destroyed in 1024 A.D. by a notorious Muslim ruler, whose empire covers modern day Afghanistan, by the name of Mahmud of Ghazni. Mahmud of Ghazni invaded the Indian Subcontinent 17 times in his reign, plundering the wealth and destroying thousands of Hindu temples during his raids.

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