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What is history of kohinoor ?

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Asked by Kagdi ridwan, 06 Nov '09 12:42 am
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One of the most famous and priceless objects of the Mughal dynasty is the Koh-I-Noor diamond. This precious stone has been the subject of much speculation and controversy.According to a news item published on 26th August 1997 a penniless Indian Beant Singh has written to the British Prime Minister claiming to be the sole owner of the Koh-I-Noor. He claims to be the only survivor of Prince Daleep Singh, the Sikh prince who had been tricked into presenting the diamond to Queen Victoria more than a hundred years ago.The Koh-I-Noor is once again a subject of controversy. Indian politicians especially the Sikh leaders are demanding the return of the diamond. In Pakistan a similar campaign was launched in the early 1970s asking the British Govt. for the return of the Koh-I-Noor to Pakistan.Koh-I-Noor means The Mountain Of Light and this is the stone with the longest recorded history. All the authentic sources of the Mughal period for some mysterious reasons do not shed any light on the origi ...more
Answered by Shan Real, 06 Nov '09 12:51 am

 
  
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Kohinoor ka matlab hota hai PRAKASH KA PAHAD

It is a 105 carat (21.6 g) diamond that was once the largest known diamond in the world. The Kohinoor originated at Golconda in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India. It has belonged to various Mughal, Persian and British rulers who fought bitterly over it at various points in history and seized it as a spoil of war time and again. It was finally seized by the East India Company and became part of the British Crown Jewels when Queen Victoria was proclaimed Empress of India in 1877
Answered by DR DINESH SHARMA, 06 Nov '09 12:53 am

 
  
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The legendary Koh-i-noor has been in the eye of the storm ever since it left the hands of its original owners - a diamond which was never bought or sold, but changed many hands. Koh-i-noor has left a trail that speaks of greed, power, murder, mayhem and unhappiness.

According to all references, Koh-i-noor was never that great to look at in its early days. It was just another diamond that was dull, non-sparkling and a little yellow in appearance.

Many legends say that the Koh-i-noor was mined in India, and at least 4,000 years old. It received a mention in the 1300s, when it was named in the Baburnama. One account states that Babur got his hands on the diamond in Gujarat; another says he got it in the Deccan. But when Babur came to Agra in May 1526, the ruler Vikramaditya most likely gave him the great diamond. There is also evidence that his son Humayun carried a large diamond that his father had handed back to him at Agra and was known as Baburs diamond for the next 200 years. ...more
Answered by kamal purohit, 06 Nov '09 12:52 am

 
  
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