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Tuki releases Archeological Heritage book

Posted on Dec 05, 08:05PM | UNI

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki today released a book titled 'Archaeological Heritage of Arunachal Pradesh' (Discoveries from 1991 to 2011) here at his office.

The book published by Directorate of Research, government of Arunachal Pradesh, has been authored by Dr Tage Tada, Jagat C Dutta and Nabajit Deori.

Congratulating the Research department, especially its director Dr Tage Tada, who is also a co-author of the book, Tuki expressed happiness that the department is active and has brought out a research based book that would highlight the rich archaeological heritage of Arunachal Pradesh to the world.

He specially thanked the authors for painstakingly going through their research work and producing an excellent book.

He also hoped the book would come in handy for students, researchers, scholars and the common man who would want to have an insight into the state's history and archaeological sites.

The Chief Minister encouraged Dr Tada and his team to carry on the good work and bring out more such useful and fact-based publications so that the world outside know the frontier state better.

Discoveries made during the period between 1991 and 2011 in course of survey and explorations are incorporated in the book. The book gives an insight into the numerous monumental findings, including prehistoric tools collected from different parts of the state in five chapters supported by maps, sketches and photographs.

The book will be useful not only to archaeologists but also social scientists and to the administrators and policy makers for developing cultural tourism, covering the old and new monuments and heritage sites of the state, official sources said.