Maharashtra minister signs pact with UK museum for loan of Shivaji’s ‘Tiger Claws’

Updated: Oct 3 2023 11:53PM

By Aditi Khanna

London, Oct 3 (PTI) Maharashtra Minister for Cultural Affairs Sudhir Munganitwar on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum in London for a 17th century ‘Tiger Claws’ weapon believed to have belonged to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj make a journey back to India for a historic exhibition.

Munganitwar signed the pact with Dr Tristram Hunt, Director of the V&A, at a meeting at the museum.

“It’s a day of great happiness and celebration for all of us Indians,” said Munganitwar.