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A statue to Robert Clive in Shrewsbury, Britain. His house in Claremont, Sussex, purchased from wealth he made in India and the Powis Castle in Wales, which has a large collection of Indian items are among properties managed by National Trust.(Reuters.)

UK’s National Trust acknowledges colonial links to its properties

By Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times, London
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2020 04:37 PM IST
At least 50 such properties in England and Wales are linked to the East India Company, whose employees earned fortunes in India and returned home to build large houses and live in splendour.
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several haveli owners complained they had “not been made partners” during the policy-making process for preservation. They claimed the havelis has been handed over “heritage” tags by civic authorities without their consultation.(Ravi Choudhary/ Hindustan Times)
several haveli owners complained they had “not been made partners” during the policy-making process for preservation. They claimed the havelis has been handed over “heritage” tags by civic authorities without their consultation.(Ravi Choudhary/ Hindustan Times)

Old Delhi haveli owners express concern over ‘heritage’ status

By Vibha Sharma | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 23, 2018 02:41 AM IST
Several haveli owners complained they had “not been made partners” during the policy-making process for preservation. They claimed the havelis has been handed over “heritage” tags by civic authorities without their consultation.
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