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Sadikpur Sinauli Archaeological Site

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    9th Sep, 2020
  • The 2018 Excavatios from Baghpat district in UP, proved evidence of the existence of a warrior class around 2,000 BCE.
  • Recently the archaeological site is at Sadikpur Sinauli, Baghpat District has been declared to be of “national importance” by the Archaeological Survey of India.
  • The ASI’s notification under provisions of the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958 brings the 28.67-hectare-site under Central protection.
  • The site would now be maintained by the ASI and development works around it would be subject to Central rules.
  • The notification comes two years after the ASI unearthed remains of chariots, shields, swords and other items indicating the presence of a warrior class at the site that is 68 km from Delhi.
  • ASI termed the site the “largest necropolis of the late Harappa period datable to around early part of second millennium BCE”.

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