DH Exclusive | Over 2,000-year-old secret caves discovered in Jalgaon

The caves possibly belong to the Satavahana period, says Bhujang Ramrao Bobade, a history scholar and archaeology expert from Jalgaon PinterestLinkedinGmail Mrityunjay Bose Mrityunjay Bose, DHNS, Mumbai, Mar 16 2021, 14:19

Inside the cave you can see a tank of 8 feet by 2 feet and rock-cut pillars. Credit: Bhujang Bobade

Highly secretive and hidden caves dating back to well over 2,000 years ago have been discovered near the Chaugav village in Chopda tehsil of Jalgaon district of Maharashtra.

The caves possibly belong to the Satavahana period, says Bhujang Ramrao Bobade, a history scholar and archaeology expert from Jalgaon, who led the expedition team. The Satavahana dynasty is an ancient Indian dynasty based in the Deccan region – that ruled between the 2nd century BC and lasted till the early 3rd century BC.

Read more at: https://www.deccanherald.com/science-and-environment/dh-exclusive-over-2000-year-old-secret-caves-discovered-in-jalgaon-962614.html

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