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India Are Suing Her Majesty The Queen Because They Want Their Diamond Back

India Are Suing Her Majesty The Queen Because They Want Their Diamond Back

I know it sounds ridiculous, but it’s not. A group of people from India, according to the Mail on Sunday, have launched a legal attack against the Queen of England.

The group of Bollywood stars and businessmen want the Queen of England to return the 105 carat Koh-i-Noor Diamond.

They believe that its worth around £100 million and that they want it back.

The stone was presented to Queen Victoria in 1851 and was mined at Kollur Mine, India.

Whether it was a gift or parts of the spoils of war its up for the court house to debate.

They have approached the High Court in London asking for the jewel to be returned to India.

India Are Suing Her Majesty The Queen Because They Want Their Diamond Back

Queen Victoria worse it as a brooch before it was placed on Queen Alexandra’s crown, and she wore it at the coronation of her husband Edward VII.

The Indian businessman David de Souza told the paper that: ‘The Koh-i-Noor is one of the many artifacts taken from India under dubious circumstances.’

As well bollywood actor Bhumicka Singh added: ‘The Koh-i-Noor is not just a 105 carat stone, but its part of our history and culture and should undoubtedly be returned to India.

India Are Suing Her Majesty The Queen Because They Want Their Diamond BackHistorian Andrew Roberts added: ‘Those involved in this ludicrous case should recognise that the British Crown Jewels is precisely the right place for the Koh-i-Noor diamond to reside, in grateful recognition for over three centuries of British involvement in India, which led to the modernisation, development, protection, agrarian advance, linguistic unification and ultimately the democratisation of the sub-continent.’

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