Among the following who had constructed an astronomical observatory popularly known as Jantar-Mantar at Delhi?

(A) Akbar
(B) Shah Jahan
(C) Suraj Mal
(D) Jai Singh-II

Correct Answer : Jai Singh-II
Question Asked : UPPCS (Pre) 2005
Explanation : Jai Singh-II constructed an astronomical observatory Jantar-Mantar in Delhi. Rajput King of Amber’s Kachhwaha, Jai Singh had interest in Astronomy. He established observatories in Ujjain, Mathura, Varanasi, Jaipur also besides Delhi.
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