UK court rejects Indian attempt to dismiss Pakistan claim to Hyderabad funds


LONDON: The English High Court has rejected Indian attempt to strike out Pakistan’s claim to the Hyderabad Fund.

India had challenged 35 million pounds in a bank account in the name of the High Commissioner of Pakistan, since 20th September 1948. Money was transferred from Nizam-e-Hyderabad for Pakistan before capture of his state by India.

The judgment is a clear vindication of Pakistan’s principled stance on the issue rejected Indian attempt to strike out Pakistan’s claim to the Hyderabad Fund

India will face a substantial cost claim, as a result of losing its applications.

The case will now proceed to trial, unless settled. -Radio Pakistan

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