Gwalior's last maharaja, Jivajirao Scindia, nattily dressed in a Western suit, poses with his wife Vijayaraje (the future Jan Sangh-BJP leader), who's attired in a French chiffon sari with an Indian brocade border, in this 1945 picture shot at Mumbai's Hamilton Studios. The little girl in the picture is Padma Raje, eldest of the royal couple's five children, who passed away in 1965.
Fresh controversy over Kohinoor diamond after Indian government says it was gifted to Britain http://ift.tt/1Vg1If3 The controversy over the ownership of the fabled Kohinoor one of the worlds largest diamonds has got a new twist. The Indian government said that the diamond was neither stolen nor forcibly taken away but was gifted to the English East India company which ruled over parts of the Indian subcontinent in the 19th century. See also: Indians want the famous Koh-i-Noor diamond back…
Fresh controversy over Kohinoor diamond after Indian government says it was gifted to Britain - Takyou Blog
Bahadur Shah Zafar, the last Mughal Emperor, in 1858 after his trial for his role in the 1857 Indian Rebellion against the British. He was exiled to Burma. At this point in history the title of Mughal Emperor was mostly symbolic. His political power didn't extend beyond the city of Delhi.
Abu Zafar Sirajuddin Muhammad Bahadur Shah Zafar also known as Bahadur Shah or Bahadur Shah II (October 24, 1775 – November 7, 1862) was the last of the Moghul emperors in India, as well as the last ruler of the Timurid Dynasty.
Rani Amrit Kaur was the only daughter of Maharaja Jagatjit Singh of Kapurthala by his third wife or possibly his fifth wife, Rani Prem Kaur (aka Anita Delgado). Amrit Kaur received her education in UK and France and was married to the Raja of Mandi in 1923. - ♥ Rhea Khan