DidYouKnow that the waters of the Hirakud Dam in Odisha were..

UPSC Practice recommends #DidYouKnow that the waters of the Hirakud Dam in Odisha were the source of the world’s most famous diamonds in ancient times? In fact, Odisha’s diamonds dazzled Roman Emperors and are referred to by Ptolemy in the 1st CE. They are also mentioned in ancient Sanskrit texts.

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