Jumbo Statue Unearthed in Srirangam Temple

Published: 02nd March 2014 07:49 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd March 2014 07:49 AM   |  A+A-

The Archaeology Department, which commenced digging work near the 1,000-pillar mandapam at Srirangam Renganathaswamy temple unearthed a buried elephant statue and other treasures, including  copper rings, coins and inscribed stones on Saturday.

The Additional Chief Secretary, Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department, R Kannan inaugurated the digging work earlier in the day.

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