Medieval India – Notes
The Chola dynasty was in power from the latter half of the 9th century to beginning of the 13th century.
It is the best known for its splendid temples and bronze sculptures.
The temples were the nuclei of the settlements.
The empire was able to sustain its growth due to the advancements made in agriculture and irrigation works.
The rulers as well as people living in villages took an active interest in its administration.