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Part 14 - Rudraraja (A.D. 1216-1241)

No inscriptions of Rudraraja are available. Besides the Velpur inscription, the only other record mentioning Rudra is the Yenamadala inscription of Ganapamba. It speaks of Rudra as the son of Kota II and says that his son was Beta, the husband of Ganapamba As the earliest date for Beta is A.D. 1241. Rudra’s reign may have extended up A.D. 1241.

Rudra’s Political Relations

Rudra no doubt acknowledged the suzerainty of Ganapati of the Kakatiyas and was on terms of alliance with Bhima III and Keta III of Dharamkota, Rudra of Natavadi and other local rulers.