Which Chola ruler conquered Sri Lanka and ruled over it 50 year? • El
B. Aditya I
C. Elara Chola
D. Rajendra Chola I
Right Answer is: C
• Ellalan is also known as Ellara.
• He was a Chola king from the Chola Kingdom.
• He ruled a part of Sri Lanka from 205 BC to 161 BC including the ancient capital of Anuradhapura.
• The Mahavamsa states that he ruled ‘with even justice toward friend and foe, on occasions of disputes at law,and elaborates how he even ordered the execution of his son on the basis of a heinous religious crime.