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After 20-year-long legal battle, former Maharaja's daughters get Rs.20,000-crore relief

Chandigarh, Jul 29: It is a royal bonanza for two daughters of a former maharaja, one they had to wait for over two decades.A court in Chandigarh has declared a 32-year-old will "forged" and illegal"

IANS [ Updated: July 29, 2013 23:40 IST ]
after 20 year long legal battle former maharaja s daughters
after 20 year long legal battle former maharaja s daughters get rs.20 000 crore relief

Chandigarh, Jul 29: It is a royal bonanza for two daughters of a former maharaja, one they had to wait for over two decades.






A court in Chandigarh has declared a 32-year-old will "forged" and illegal" and granted inheritance of properties and assets worth a whopping Rs. 20,000 crore ($4.4 billion) to the two daughters of the erstwhile Maharaja of Faridkot, Harinder Singh Brar.

The properties and assets include the palatial Faridkot House on New Delhi's Copernicus Marg, a royal palace complex and a fort in Faridkot, a fort in Mani Majra area of Chandigarh, vintage cars (including a Rolls Royce), an aerodrome in Faridkot spread over 200 acres, properties in Hyderabad and Delhi, gold and jewellery worth nearly Rs.1,000 crore with Standard Chartered Bank in Mumbai and more.

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