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ASI nod for excavation in four sites

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The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has acceded to the Tamil Nadu government's request to undertake excavations in four sites across the State.

The government had sought permission to undertake excavations at Keeladi in Sivaganga (sixth excavation), Kodumanal in Erode, Sivagalai in Tirunelveli and Adichanallur in Thoothukudi districts.

“The approval is valid up to September 30, 2020. The excavation may be taken up under intimation to this office and Superintending Archaeologist, ASI, Chennai Circle,” a communication from the ASI to Tamil Nadu Commissioner of Archaeology stated for the Adichanallur site.

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Printable version | Dec 9, 2019 9:06:33 AM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/asi-nod-for-excavation-in-four-sites/article29790873.ece

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