Luck Shines on MP Woman as She Finds Diamond in Fields

Story Highlights
  • Panna woman finds 2.08 carat diamond in mine.
  • The diamond was found on land leased in the Krishna Kalyanpur Pati area of the district.
  • The farmer will be given the proceeds from the auction after deduction of government loyalty and tax.

Madhya Pradesh: Luck shines on another common person from Panna after she discovered a 2.08-carat diamond in a shallow mine. According to a media report, the stone is of good quality and may fetch up to Rs 10 lakh in the auction. Visibly elated, the woman’s husband, who is a farmer, said they want to buy a house in Panna city if they get a good price from the auction of the diamond.

Chameli Bai, a homemaker residing in Itwakala village, recently found the 2.08-carat diamond in a mine which she had taken on lease in Krishna Kalyanpur Pati area of the district, said Anupam Singh, an official from Panna’s diamond office. The woman then deposited the precious stone in the diamond office on Tuesday. The official added that the farmer would be given the proceeds after the deduction of the tax and government royalty.

Panna is known for its diamond mines and in the past, many people have struck rich when they uncovered a valuable gem in the dirt. The district is estimated to have diamond reserves of 12 lakh carats.

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