Director of State Language, Art and Culture Department, Rakesh Kanwar told Himvani that remains of an ancient civilization were recovered by the villagers during road construction by Border Road organizations(BRO) in Chhitkul village in Kinnuar district.
Mr Mukesh Kumar Negi, the Pradhan of Chhitkul village, confirmed that they found pieces of clay pottery, a copper bowl, a tripod oven, two arrows, an axe, skull and some utensils belonging to ancient times. He said that the officials of Language Art and Culture Department and Archaeological Survey of India visited the spot and former took the possession of the remains.
Mr Kanwar said that after collecting the remains, officials of department brought them to the State Archeological museum Chowra maiden. He said that after listing the remains a study to verify its age will be done by taking services of experts. The remains would be displayed at Archeological ancient museum at Chowra maiden. He also said that remains seems to be of copper age and are about 2300 years old. He said that similar remains have been recovered at Lipa in Kinnuar district which may be linked to the same civilization.