Central government today informed the Supreme Court that it can not get back the World famous Kohinoor diamond from Queen Elizabeth. The Central government confirmed to the apex court that the diamond is gifted to the Queen and is not stolen as the popular conspiracy theories say. This will put an end to speculations that the diamond may be brought be back.
The government also confirmed that the objects that were taken out of the country before Independence can not be retrieved. The Central government filed this reply in the Supreme court after the apex court asked the government to clarify its stand on a PIL seeking return of Kohinoor diamond in the country.
The PIL was filed by All India Human Rights & Social Justice Front seeking directions to the High Commissioner of United Kingdom for return of the diamond besides several other treasures. The PIL has made Ministry of External Affairs and Ministry of Culture, High Commissioners of UK, Pakistan and Bangladesh as parties in the case.