A team from the Aga Khan Trust for Culture engaged in conservation work at Sunder Nursery has stumbled upon a lotus pond there which dates back to the 16th century. Concealed by dirt, the pond was earlier believed to be a well. Once the layers of earth were carefully set aside, it was found to be just over a metre in depth. Its edge was crafted in the shape of eight petals,” said a senior Trust official.

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