Monday, 7 December 2020

Farmer in India recovers 14.98 carat diamond

A farmer in India said his life is completely changed after he found a 14.98-carat rock worth more than 6 million rupees, or about $80k. Lakhan Yadav, 45, found the diamond on land he started renting last month for 200 rupees (about $2.70) in Madhya Pradesh. The diamond was later sold for 60.6 lakh. (a lakh is 100,000 rupees.)

Yadav said the treasure revealed itself in a handful of dirt, and that he nearly mistook the diamond for a pebble. “It has changed my life,” he said.