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3D Relics of the Sikh Empire showcased at Princess Sophia Duleep Singh discussion

3D Relics of the Sikh Empire showcased at Princess Sophia Duleep Singh discussion In Leicester UK The fourth event where the Sikh Museum Initiative has been creating awareness around the importance of Sophia Duleep Singh The Anglo Sikh Museum will showcase a number of objects recreated in 3d. On Thursday 21 February, Leicester’s New Walk Museum and Art Gallery was the setting for a...
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Plaque unveiled marking Maharaja’s links to Gravesend

Plaque honoring Maharajah Duleep Singh The last King of the Sikh Empire has been honoured in a Kent town which has a unique link to his story. Maharaja Duleep Singh was deposed from his leadership by the British at a young age and sent into exile in Britain. He was even a friend of Queen Victoria's during his time in England. However, in 1886 Maharaja Duleep Singh attempted to sail from G...
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The Black Prince Movie

The Black Prince Movie The Black Prince' is a story of Queen Victoria and the Last King of Punjab, Maharaja Duleep Singh. His character as it evolves, torn between two cultures and facing constant dilemmas as a result. His relationship with Queen Victoria will be the most impactful relationship in the film, the Queen representing the English culture he was drawn into. The Black Prince begins a ...
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Overflowing garbage marks the spot where the final blow was dealt to the Sikh Empire

The pavilion which contained one of the most famous gardens in Lahore is now in ruins. Sitting inside the baradari (pavilion), Maharaja Sher Singh and his son, Kanvar Pratab Singh, watched the Khalsa Army parade in front of them. Before him, his father, Maharaja Ranjit Singh too sometimes used to inspect his army at this garden, earning it the title of parade ground. The river Ravi flowed ju...
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Lahore Fort: Restricted Bamba’s Gallery

Portrait of Rani Jindan, wife of Maharaja Ranjit Singh By Nadeem Dar Have you ever been to the Princess Bamba’s Gallery inside the Royal Fort of Lahore? I am sure never. There are many restricted and mysterious areas inside the mighty Lahore Fort and the collection of Princess Bamba is one of them. I am unable to understand the reason for it being closed to the public. Being part of the heri...
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British Library acquires group of Sikh Miniatures on Ivory

Add.Or.5680-82 Inscribed: Now Mahal Sing successor to Rangeet Sing [i.e. Kharak Singh]; Maharajah of Lahore Ranjeet Sing; Bahadoor Shaw present King of Delhi [i.e. Akbar II] (British Library, Add.Or.5680-82) A recently acquired group of miniatures painted on ivory and laid down on paper supports with identifying inscriptions, still mostly with their original glass, is of considerable interest....
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Maharaja Duleep Singh Memorial at Bassian sees few visitors

The Maharaja Duleep Singh Memorial, on which the Punjab government spent Rs 5 crore, is struggling to pay its electricity dues just eight months after its high-profile inauguration by Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal. It has also just about scraped up enough to pay its 10 employees three months backwages owed to them. The memorial, meant to showcase the life and tragic story of the last Sikh ...
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Maharaja Duleep Singh gallery to be set up at Thetford Museum

A new gallery named after late Maharaja Duleep Singh is planned for the Ancient House Museum in Thetford town, half way between Cambridge and Norwich, displaying family artefacts never seen before. This information was revealed exclusively to The Tribune last Friday on a day of celebrations to mark the refurbishment of the graves of Duleep Singh and members of his immediate family in the nearby vi...
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