KBC 13: Who assumed the form of a golden deer to help Ravana in kidnapping Goddess Sita?
KBC Offline Quiz 2021: Who assumed the form of a golden deer to help Ravana in kidnapping Goddess Sita?
d. Lord Shiva
Answer: a. Maricha
Maricha or Mareecha was a rakshasa in the Hindu epic Ramayana. He was slayed by Rama, the protagonist of the epic and an avatar of Lord Vishnu. He worked as an ally of Ravana and was the one behinid the kidnapping of Sita. His son was killed by Rama's follower Hanuman.
In the early stages of his life he had been cursed to be a rakshasa along with his mother and brother. He lived his life terrorizing sages and Rama defeated him upon the command of sage Vishvamitra.