Thotlakonda Stupa

Recently, the Mahastupa Thotlakonda, reconstructed in 2016 by the state archaeology department, collapsed on during torrential rainfall. Consider the following statements about the Thotlakonda Stupa:

  1. Thotlakonda Buddhist Complex is situated on a hill near Bheemunipatnam in Andhra Pradesh,
  2. The excavations by the Archaeology department established the existence of a Mahayana Buddhist complex in Thotlakonda.

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

A
Only 1
B
Only 2
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
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