Shivaji’s Legendary ‘Tiger Claws’ to Return to India from UK

In a remarkable move, the Maharashtra government is orchestrating the return of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s iconic ‘Wagh Nakh’ dagger from the United Kingdom.

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Historical Origins and Ownership Transitions

Delve into the fascinating history behind the ‘Wagh Nakh’ dagger, its journey from Shivaji Maharaja’s descendants to British soil, and its current residence at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum.

Maharashtra’s Cultural Affairs Minister, Sudhir Mungantiwar, spearheads the initiative to bring back this symbol of history. Discover the plans for an important Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Victoria and Albert Museum.

Exploring the Treasure in London

Join the delegation as they embark on a visit to the Victoria and Albert Museum and other London museums in their quest to repatriate the ‘Wagh Nakh’ dagger.

Learn about Chief Minister Eknath Shinde’s commitment to this endeavor, with a substantial allocation of Rs 50 lakh to support the delegation’s visit.

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The ‘Wagh Nakh’: A Priceless Piece of Maharashtra’s Heritage

Uncover the deep emotional connection that the people of Maharashtra share with Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s ‘Wagh Nakh,’ emphasizing the need for meticulous care during its transfer.

Experience the significance of the ‘Wagh Nakh’ dagger’s return as a profound reconnection with India’s rich historical legacy.

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