Archeaological Survey of India has discovered the earliest Sanskrit inscription in South India.
- This inscription was discovered in Chebrolu village in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh.
- It was issued by Satavahana king Vijaya in 207 A.D.
- It is also the earliest epigraphic evidence so far for the Saptamatrika
- Also predates Nagarjunakonda inscription of Ikshavaku king Ehavala Chantamula issued in 4th century A.D. which was considered the earliest Sanskrit inscription in South India previously.