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Stone tablet with inscriptions handed over to Dist administration Anantnag, will be given to Archaeology department

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By Sameer Ahmad

Anantnag:- The stone tablet recovered from river Jhelum during sand extraction has been taken in possession by the district administration here on Tuesday.

According to officials ADDC Anantnag Khawaja Nazir Ahmad and other officials include Tehsildar Anantnag went to the house of workers who had found the stone and took it in their possession.

Talking to INS ADDC Anantnag said that he read the news and asked officials to take prompt action.

“We went to the workers home, discussed with them and they provided us the stone,” he said.

ADDC said that they have intimidated Director Archaeology department Muneer-ul-Islam about the stone as well.

“We will be handing over  the stone to them tomorrow and due credits will be given to the workers who found it and preserved it,” he said.

He said it is up to researchers and investigators how they want to pursue the case and only they can tell us what is the worth of the stone and the inscriptions.

“If we can unravel anything about history, the efforts are not waste. Let researchers take a look on it,” he said.

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