An ancient Jain statue was found in an excavation. A merchant of Narsapur, recently constructed a Jain temple in the heart of Achanta to the above Jain statue where it rests in.
On 10 January 2010 some ancient bricks and a shiva linga of a temple have been found out during digging of a pond near temple.
HISTORY OF JAIN TEMPLE ACHANTA
Tests are being made by archeologists for knowing the period of the linga and bricks. A large snake is found to be around the linga. But it has been killed while digging.