Important Discoveries Chandigarh
Epigraphical Studies in India – Sanskrit and Dravidian
STONE INSCRIPTION, CHANDIGARH, DISTRICT CHANDIGARH
This stone inscription is now preserved in the Government Museum and Art Gallery at Chandigarh. The find-spot of the inscription is not known. The record is dated in Vikrama 154 (1597 A.D.) and it is in Sanskrit language and Nagari characters. This inscription furnishes the genealogy of a ruling family mentioning the names of Raja Jagadasha[Chandra], his son Vikramasimha, his son Rajasimha, his son Dilipasimha and his son (name lost). It records the erection of a sopana (flight of steps) by a lady whose name is not clear.