Jewellery and Medals

Jewellery and Medals: During Prime Minister Jung Bahadurs period, the Indian subcontinent was in great turmoil. The Mugal Empire was disintegrating with and many Mughal royalties were fleeing to Nepal with their wealth and valuables. They were confiscated and became the property of the Prime Minister.The Nepali soldiers assisted the British to subdue the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857 at Lucknow. Jung Bahadur had led the army and the grateful British permitted the spoils of war to be divided famously came to be known as "Lucknow Loot". Furthermore, the Ranas were given titles and medals for allowing Nepali army to fight for the British.