Ancient statue of Nandi found during land excavations in Sonebhadra. Many relics from the 6th 7th century were found earlier – Sonbhadra

Amar Ujala Network, Sonbhadra

Published by: Utpal Kant
Updated Thursday, July 22, 2021 8:47 PM IST

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When news to the villagers that they had received a 2.5-foot statue of Nandi while excavating the soil, it reached a large number of people. The villagers began building the temple worshiping Nandi.

Two and a half feet tall statue of Nandi during the earthworks
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While digging the soil in the Panchayat Semaria village of Nagwan, the Sonbhadra District Development Block, people are delighted to see a two and a half foot statue of Nandi. The villagers have started building the temple worshiping Nandi. Sitaram Maurya, a resident of the Teladi village of Gram Panchayat Semaria, excavated the land for the construction of the prime minister’s residence late Wednesday evening.The shovel hit a stone. When Sitaram’s son Subhash took it as a stone and took it out, it turned out to be a huge statue of Nandi, about two and a half feet tall. When the villagers received the news that they received the statue, it reached a large number of people.

Let’s say that in Tola Talla, in the village of Semaria, there are many remains from the 6th-7th centuries. Century were found. Clay pots, toys, bricks for house building, idols of Lord Shankar, copper plates, etc. were found in the remains. This has also been confirmed by the team from the Archaeological Department, who came here a few years ago to carry out excavations.

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During the excavation of the soil in the Panchayat Semaria village of Nagwan, the Sonbhadra District Development Block, people are delighted to see a two and a half foot statue of Nandi. The villagers have started building the temple worshiping Nandi. Sitaram Maurya, a resident of the Teladi village of Gram Panchayat Semaria, excavated the land for the construction of the prime minister’s residence late Wednesday evening.

The shovel hit a stone. When Sitaram’s son Subhash took it as a stone and took it out, it turned out to be a huge statue of Nandi, about two and a half feet tall. When the villagers received the news that they received the statue, it reached a large number of people.

Let’s say that in Tola Talla, in the village of Semaria, there are many remains from the 6th-7th centuries. Century were found. Clay pots, toys, bricks for house building, idols of Lord Shankar, copper plates, etc. were found in the remains. This has also been confirmed by the team from the Archaeological Department, who came here a few years ago to carry out excavations.

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