by Sujay Khanra & Jhimli Mukherjee Pandey, TNN, Jan 24, 2016
KOLKATA/MIDNAPUR, India -- The ancient site at Moghalmari witnessed much excitement on Sunday morning when around 40 bronze artifacts, dating back to fifth and sixth centuries, tumbled out of the earth, as the state archaeology department re-launched excavation of the Buddhist vihara after a gap of two years. The digging work coincided with a two-day Moghalmari Festival inaugurated on Sunday.
Adurru, India -- As Amaravati steals the centrestage and gets top priority as Andhra Pradesh capital, lesser-known Buddhist sites in Andhra Pradesh seem to be getting the Nelson’s eye. There is hardly any infrastructure or basic amenities in two important places in East Godavari where Buddhism had its roots.