Articles tagged under: Lothal

Lothal to have a National Maritime Heritage Museum complex; PM Modi lays foundation stone

March 04, 2019

Ahmedabad: Harappan era excavation site Lothal near Ahmedabad will have a national maritime heritage museum. The Government of India will allocate grant and implement this project. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today laid foundation stone for the project in a function held at Civil hospital campus in Ahmedabad. DeshGujarat Read More

“Prosperity of Indus valley civilization was largely contributed by marine trade in Saurashtra”

July 14, 2015
“Prosperity of Indus valley civilization was largely contributed by marine trade in Saurashtra”

By Japan K Pathak Ahmedabad "Future generations of Indians are going to curse us because we didn't take care of our heritage," said Mr. Madhukar Keshav Dhavalikar, a veteran archaeologist while speaking at Dr SR Rao memorial foundation lecture at IIM Ahmedabad. He was speaking this in reference to the situation of Rangpur site of Indus valley civilization that was excavated by Dr SR Rao. He said population is growing and land is limited. Therefore people are encroaching historical sit...Read More

Tribute to S.R.Rao:The story of discovery of Lothal

January 07, 2013

Discovery of Gujarat series by Japan K Pathak Ahmedabad, 7 January 2013 One of India's greatest archaeologists, S.R.Rao who though from Bangalore, Karnataka, had made Gujarat his karmabhoomi, passed away last week. A team led by him had excavated India's top Harappan site Lothal, Lord Krishna's submerged capital town Dwarka, and Hindu mandirs covered by a converted mosque structure at Siddhpur. I'm starting my life-long series 'discovery of Gujarat' with this article paying...Read More