introduced a missionary zeal in the affairs of Somanatha. The Committee in its second
meeting passed a resolution to the effect that excavations should be carried out in the
temple for purposes of collecting all the data regarding its early history.
The excavations unfortunately were carried out in a summary fashion
and were almost completely unanalytical. Without any depreciation of the information
revealed, which was restricted essentially to the presentation of disjected phenomena,
these excavations disturbed much of the strata in the process of discovery.