. Who destroyed the famous Somnath temple
A: Mohammad Ghori
B: Ahmed Shah Abdali
C: Mahmud of Ghazni
D: Alauddin Khilji
- From 997 to 1030, Mohammed Ghazni invaded the eastern Iranian regions, modern-day Afghanistan, and the northwestern Indian subcontinent.
- In 1025, he assaulted Gujarat's Somanath temple, breaking the jyotirlinga and stealing 2 million dinars.
Hence, the correct option is (c) i.e Mahmud of Ghazni