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Two centuries old temple unearthed from Penna riverbed in Andhra Pradesh

News-S | 10/07/2020 08:55 PM | Click to read full article

A Lord Shiva temple, believed to be built by a man who came alive in the middle of his funeral procession, has been unearthed in Penna riverbed in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh.  Like it’s construction, the temple excavation from the riverbed also has a significance — village youth unearthed it, making use of the leisure they got during the COVID-19 lockdown.

The state archeology department has arranged protection for the temple, till it can be properly excavated.