Cannons of Tipu Sultan era found in Bangalore: ASI

Published on Nov 24, 2012

Worker digging up an underground section of the Bangalore Metro rail were in for a surprise when they discovered a 12 feet cannon and a cannonball - believed to be from the Tipu Sultan era. The construction site, where the 18th century cannon was unearthed, falls between Tipu's summer palace and the Bangalore fort. It is one of the rarest discoveries in the Karnataka capital relating to that period.


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