Home»National»News» When The Nizam Of Hyderabad Used His Rolls Royce As Garbage Bin!

When the Nizam of Hyderabad used his Rolls Royce as garbage bin!

  • Dailybhaskar.com
  • Jul 31, 2013, 11:30 AM IST
When the Nizam of Hyderabad used his Rolls Royce as garbage bin!
+4

After the Congress accepted one of the oldest demands in independent India for a separate state of Telangana, Hyderabad is an issue of controversy of being a joint capital for the next ten years. Andhra Pradesh cannot let go the capital as this is a hub of economy and IT.

 

But, do you know that in the older times, the most expensive and the most famous Rolls Royce car belonged to the Nizam of Hyderabad? And wonder what he used to do with the royal car? Hyderabad Nizam Mukarram Jah used his Rolls Royce cars pick up garbage across the city. Yes, you might wonder on that but it’s true.

 

Mukarram Jah was made the Nizam after his grandmother died in 1967. Prince Mukarram Jah was fond of expensive cars and the most famous and expensive cars could be seen is his garage. Today, his palace has been turned into a museum and the cars can be seen in an exhibition.

 

Click the slides to read about other Maharajas who converted the royal car into a garbage bin…

Find out more by clicking on the following slides

  • 2 of 4
    When the Nizam of Hyderabad used his Rolls Royce as garbage bin!
  • 3 of 4
    When the Nizam of Hyderabad used his Rolls Royce as garbage bin!
  • 4 of 4
    When the Nizam of Hyderabad used his Rolls Royce as garbage bin!

World’s most famous car brand Rolls-Royce is also associated with Rajasthan. A famous buyer of this car was the Maharaja of Bharatpur. He always bought three automobiles at a time. Once when the Rolls-Royce firm delayed sending mechanics to his capital to rectify small faults in the cars, the maharaja threatened to convert all his Rolls-Royces into garbage carriers.

 

The car-makers sent a group of mechanics at the earliest to Bharatpur.

RECOMMENDED FOR YOU

  • loader
NEXT STORY