Centre informs Supreme Court that Kohinoor was not stolen, but was gifted to British

Supreme Court of India

New Delhi: Today, on Monday 18th April, the honourable Supreme Court of India is told by the National Democratic Alliance Government that as per the Ministry of Culture, the country (India) should not stake a claim for the well- known ‘Kohinoor diamond’ as the same was ‘neither stolen nor forcibly taken away’ from the country’s possession. It was seen that the said stand preferred by the Ministry of Culture was represented by Ranjit Kumar- the Solicitor General appearing for the Government. The said stand was described by the solicitor general…

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