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PHOTOS: What is Sengol, where was it kept till now and what is the history related to Nehru? Know the answer to every question


Amit Shah said, ‘It is associated with the Chola Empire. The most important thing is that the one who receives Sengol is expected to have a fair and just rule. Its religious rituals were performed by the priests of Tamil Nadu. At the time of independence, when it was handed over to Nehru ji, the media gave it coverage. Sengol is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘sanku’, which means ‘conch’. The conch shell was a sacred object in Hinduism, and was often used as a symbol of sovereignty. It has been kept in the Allahabad Museum till now. (Photo ANI)

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