Herman Kulke while referring to Suryavamsi Emperor Gajapati Kapilendra Deva who ruled in the 15th century said, "Kapilendra deva became the greatest Hindu ruler of his day."
Rathayatra special: The story of the wedding of a princess from the South and the Gajapati of Kalinga
On the day of the Rathayatra, the Gajapati ruler of Kalinga becomes a sweeper for one day when the emperor sweeps the chariot of Mahaprabhu with a golden handled broom as his servant.
Madura Vijaya: The epic by female poet Gangadevi that narrates the glorious victory of the Vijayanagara empire over the Madurai Sultanate
Harihara was the first King of Vijayanagara (now Hampi). After him Bukka Raya’s reign started. His son Akampana was a great commander and expanded his kingdom over all of South India, parts of Odisha, and parts of Bahmani Empire. Gandadevi was his wife.
A Mughal can never be called the Father of a nation the soul of which is Hindu.
The story of the Vijayanagara Empire should never ever be forgotten