The Last Wish of a Prince
Hardeep Singh Kohli follows the campaign trail to have Maharaja Duleep Singh's remains exhumed and returned to India. If successful this will be history in the making, as some in the Sikh community believe the dying wishes of the Prince will finally be granted.
Maharaja Duleep Singh, the last Maharaja of the Sikh Empire, was befriended by Queen Victoria during the British Raj. In his later years he was stopped by the British Government from returning to India and he died alone in Paris. His body was brought back to Britain and buried in Elveden in Suffolk.
Now a Sikh charity want his body to be returned to India and to carry out what they claim was the last wish of a Prince. On a fascinating and emotional journey, Hardeep Singh Kohli discovers that their campaign is proving highly controversial, as the evidence that it was his last wish to be buried in the capital of the Punjab is not clear cut.