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World's largest museum of Harappan culture to be set up in which state?
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Haryana

Haryana is all set to become home to the world's largest museum of Harappan culture. Rakhigarhi is a village in Hisar district of "Haryana", situated some 150 km from Delhi. The village is also a famous archaeological site from the Indus Valley civilisation period.
On Sunday(11th Sep 2022), Chief Minister of the state Manohar Lal Khattar reviewed the ongoing construction work. He also instructed the officials of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to finish the excavation work as soon as possible. As per officials, the museum will display some 5000-year-old Indus Valley artifacts.
For those who don’t know, the village of Rakhigarhi was part of the Indus Valley Civilisation from 2600-1900 BC. Not only this, the place was one of the largest settlements of the ancient civilisation located in the Ghaggar-Hakra River plain. However, the site remains largely unexcavated and only about five percent of the village has been excavated till date..

Source : Times of India

Published On : September 15, 2022
Category : Arts and Culture