A circuitous tunnel inside the ancient site, in UP’s Baghpat district which is said to be used by the Pandavas… Read More
The site is located in Barnawa area of Baghpat district.
Retired ASI superintending archaeologist, (excavation) KK Sharma said, “Lakshagriha plays a significant part in the Mahabharata. The Kauravas had built the palace out of lac and planned to burn the Pandavas alive, but the brothers escaped through a tunnelThe structure was located in what is now
Speaking to TOI, director (excavation) of ASI Jitender Nath said, “After a thorough study of the proposal we have given licence to two ASI authorities, Institute of Archaeology in Red Fort, Delhi, and our excavation branch, to jointly conduct the excavation.”
According to ASI officials, the excavation will begin in the first week of December and will continue for three months. Students of the Institute of Archaeology will also participate in it.
Great work by Government….. Pidi-tards (Congis), Aaptards, Commis and Libtards have buried Indian historical sites over the past 7 decades !
The crown was found by local archaeologist Amit Rai Jain and the find had been reported by TOI. Though not much remains at the site, its most significant part is the tunnel inside the mound, which the Pandavas may have used to make their escape.
Krishan Kant Sharma, associate professor, department of history, Multani Mal PG College Modinagar and secretary of Culture & History Association, “No one has ever ventured too deep into the tunnel as it has several turns. But maybe now this excavation will map its length.”