‘Victory City’: A brief history of the kingdom of Vijayanagara

GS Paper 1 Syllabus: Ancient India: Vijayanagara Kingdom   Source: Indian Express  Context: Salman Rushdie released a new novel “Victory City” – a fictionalized story of the Vijayanagara Kingdom.    About Vijaynagara Kingdom: 1336 AD – 1646 AD Founded by Harihara I of the Sangama dynasty, Vijayanagara expanded from a strategic position on the banks …