Ancient Fort found during excavation on private land in Rajouri

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JAMMU: An ancient fort was found during a construction on a private land in Rajouri.

“A fort seems to be centuries old was found along the road side during cutting and construction on a private land in the area,” Dr Shahid Choudhary, Deputy Commissioner Rajouri here told UNI. He said that he personally rushed to the spot to have a look at the site.

“One of the walls of the fort was discovered during excavation process,” he added and said that revenue officials and other department have also been pressed into service.

“We have also informed the Archeological Survey of India team so that history of the fort can be known,” he added. “We should preserve our heritage and it is one of them,” said the DC.