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The property of the last King of Sikh’s auctioned

United Kingdom: Auctioneers will on December 9 auction heritage items belonging to the Sikh Kings, Maharajah Ranjit Singh and Maharajah Duleep Singh. First item under the hammer will be a velvet jacket that belonged to Maharajah Deleep Singh along with matching shoes described as ‘foliate decorated gold braid raised work on a crimson velvet ground’ Auctioneers are hoping to sell ...

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Queen wanted to end Sikh Rule in Punjab at any cost

London, UK: Queen Victoria instructed the wife of the grandson of Maharaja Ranjit Singh not to have children in a bid to maintain the hold of the British Raj over the Sikh kingdom in Punjab, a new book has claimed. Queen Victoria instructed Lady Anne Alice Blanche, the aristocratic English wife of Duleep Singh’s eldest son Prince Victor Albert Jay ...

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