Bhubaneswar, April 17: An ancient stone statue of lord Bishnu has been recovered from Devigada ghat in the bank of the Baitarani on Saturday.
Construction workers unearthed the statue while digging pits for the basement of Barrage. Apart from it, they discovered a stone made window from the trench.
The statue is believed to be a belonging of South Indian temple as it has some south style engraves and artistries. Its sides hold small statue of Garuda and a Dwarapala. Thus, local people believe it to be the statue of lord Bishnu.
The ancient window that was found from the spot is of the Stone Age. Every remnants of the window is made up of hard rocks.