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MP Tanmanjit to ‘seriosuly consider’ calls to bring Maharaja Duleep Singh’s remains back to Punjab

Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi (C) is on a trip to Punjab.

By: Sarwar Alam

Britain’s first turban-wearing MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi has vowed to look into the matter of bringing the remains of Maharaja Duleep Singh back to Punjab. He, however, sounded cautious in making any commitment over the issue.Talking to reporters in Phagwara, Punjab, after he was honoured by over a dozen religious, social and voluntary organisations, including the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), Dhesi said it was a complicated matter involving legalities. This was Dhesi’s first visit to Phagwara after becoming a member of the British Parliament.His parents, Jaspal Singh Dhesi and Dalvinder Kaur Dhesi, live in Phagwara, though their native village is nearby…

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