Queen elizabeth crown diamond from india. India says queen elizabeth should keep koh i noor crown jewel the 105 carat diamond was given to the british as a gift by an indian king and was not stolen india says. After queen victorias death the koh i noor was set in the crown of queen alexandra. Set in the late queen mothers crown and queen elizabeth.
Queen elizabeth ii in right of the crown. Lawmaker wants a huge diamond in the queens crown returned to india the crown of queen elizabeth the queen mother 1937 made of platinum and containing the famous koh i noor diamond. Both india and pakistan have laid claim to the priceless jewel.
The first request. India has repeatedly demanded that britain return the 105 carat diamond which was presented to queen victoria in 1850 and today sits on display as part of the crown jewels in the tower of london. A priceless diamond that is part of queen elizabeths crown was given to britain and not stolen indias government told the countrys supreme court.
In 2000 several members of the indian parliament signed a letter calling for the diamond to be given back to india claiming it was taken illegally.