Bantwal, July 29: Around 30 ancient idols and other pooja materials pertaining to the Nalkaittaya Daiva of Navooraguttu Ajila family were traced at Kadavina Bagilukatte in Navoor village on July 28, Monday. All the idols are now kept at the local Vishnumurthi temple.
The idols were traced when the land purchased by a person in the area was being dug. It is said that the Bhandara house (place were ornaments, idols, pooja materials etc of a Daiva are kept) of the Nalkattaya Daivasthana was earlier located in this place. In the year 1974, the place was destroyed due to the floods.
On gathering information about the tracing of the idols, revenue officials, local police and also several people visited the spot.