Indian royals fight Pakistan for £35m locked in a London bank - News Summed Up

Indian royals fight Pakistan for £35m locked in a London bank


India and Pakistan have brought their historic rivalry to the High Court in a battle over £35 million that has been stashed in London since partition in 1947. British lawyers are trying to resolve a row that involves a cast of characters including a state ruler who lavished the Queen with diamonds and an MI6 spy who was convicted of gun-running during the first India-Pakistan war. The dispute centres on £1 million that before the partition of India in 1947 was passed by the seventh Nizam of Hyderabad — the state’s monarch — to Pakistan’s ambassador for safe-keeping. The seventh Nizam live din Chowmahalla Palace AlamyNizams ruled Hyderabad, a landlocked state in southern India, from the beginning of the 18th century until the British left the sub-continent. Records show that the seventh…


Source: The Times June 24, 2019 16:07 UTC



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