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1200-year-old Goddess Durga sculpture recovered from Budgam in Kashmir

Last Updated on August 31, 2021 at 5:57 pm

The Jammu and Kashmir police have recovered nearly 1200-year-old sculpture of Goddess Durga from the Khan Sahib area of Budgam district.

According to the J&K police, the sculpture was handed over to Mushtaq Ahmad Beigh, Deputy Director, Department of Archives, Archaeology and Museums, and his team by Tahir Saleem Khan, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Budgam.

The sculpture was found from river Jhelum at Pandrethan, Srinagar by labourers who were extracting sand from the river on August 13 this year.