A prominent Muslim organisation, Majlis-e-Tameer-e-Millat, said the demand for celebrating the day was part of the venomous campaign to distort the history and image of the Nizam
From the zanana wing for ladies to the gossip room, where the Nizam
discussed the day's events with his family -- every nook and cranny of the palace has its own history.
Appalled, and under pressure from India, the Nizam
cabled the bank to freeze the transaction.
, terrified of a revolution or takeover of his state, made plans to transport his wealth out of the country.
He once had the opportunity to examine some of the Nizam
emeralds, and to his trained eye, their rich blue-green color gave away their Colombian origins.
On further questioning by the Nizam
, he lamented his woes.
The latest round of tribute to Nizam came while the chief minister was inaugurating the 75th edition of All India Industrial Exhibition in Hyderabad, which was founded by the Nizam
government as part of its efforts to promote industry.
Maha Sabha wanted other princely states to learn a lesson from the Nizam
After some members from Seemandhra regions attacked the Nizam
, saying he had divided the Telugu people by ceding parts of the state to the British and other colonial powers, Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) and TRS members came out in full force to defend the Nizam
as a good ruler who was the real architect of Hyderabad as a modern and developed city.
In this backdrop what kind of treatment could the Nizam
have expected from Patel", Noorani asked.
Adding another twist to the story, the descendants of the Nizam
have also staked a claim to the money as it was transferred from his personal funds.
Dubai: A jewellery exhibition which opened on 11 July, 2012 provides an entry point into the Nizam
period of Indian history.