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Remnant of rock-lion recovered from deep excavation in Puri

16/05/2022 at 8:22 PM

Puri, May 16: Contrast in opinion over the Srimandir  Parikrama project in Puri has intensified on Monday after remnant of a rock-lion was recovered from one of the trenches excavated in view of beautification of the Sri Jagannath temple shrine.

Sections of advocates have raised voice over it and urged the district administration to hold further excavation as an initiative for conservation of the under-earth monuments.

Sources said, locals spotted the remnant of an ancient lion, made of rocks similar with that of the other monuments of Puri. Following this, a unity of advocates visited the site and alleged that a lot of ancient underground repositories  have been damaged due to the large scale excavation under the aegis of Srimandir Parikrama Project.

Thus, the miscellanies urged the ASI authorities for undertaking GPR survey before allowing something for excavation.  

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