The Bharhut stupa may have been first worked by the Maurya lord Ashoka in the third century BCE, however numerous show-stoppers, especially the entryway and railings, were clearly included amid the Shunga period, with numerous friezes from the second century BCE. The focal stupa was encompassed by a stone railing and four Torana doors, in a course of action like that of Sanchi.
A vast piece of the railing has been recouped, yet just a single of the four torana entryways remains. An epigraph on a mainstay of the passage of the stupa specifies its erection "amid the administer of the Shungas by Vatsiputra Dhanabhuti". The articulation utilized is "Suganam Raje", which is thought to signify "amid the govern of the Sungas", despite the fact that not without equivocalness.