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Treasury of emerald gems unearthed from a pond in Odisha:Explore where it is…….

14/05/2022 at 9:49 PM

Boudh, May 14: A huge treasury of emerald gems have been unearthed from a pond in Odisha’s Boudh district on Saturday.

Crowd thronged for the spot to grab precious stones whereas gems peddlers rushed the place for an easy trade of rare gemstones from the locals.

The incident came to the fore when police force was mobilized to Saradhapali village under the Sagada  Gram Panchayat limits in Boudh in the noon.

Sources said, an MN-ERGS beneficiary was excavating a pond in the Saradhapali village in the morning. Meanwhile, a rich repository of valuable gemstones were unearthed, after a few buckets of soil was excavated from the specified land, by the labourers.

Being informed, locals rushed to the spot to collect gemstones following which a grand congregation was seen there within a few minutes.

Worth mentioning, huge quantity of gemstones have been procured by the locals including the labourers deployed at the site. However, the species of the gems and their qualities have not been assured by any mineral experts so far.

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