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Throne of the king of Zulu mired in controversy, Indian carpenter stopped the order

An Indian-origin furniture maker in South Africa has put two throne orders on hold due to non-payment of dues from the royal family’s previous orders. The order to build this throne was given to the new king of Zulu, Misijulu. Tambuti wood was to be used in this throne which is quite rare as the Tambuti trees are as old as 1200 years. However, due to non-payment of previous works, the carpenter of Indian origin has stopped the order of these two thrones. 

According to a report published in the Weekly Sunday Times, world-renowned Indian-origin furniture maker Rajiv Singh, while talking about this, said that he had made several furniture seven years ago for the late father of the new king, Goodwill Jewellhini, all of these furniture. The money has not been paid yet. He told that the design of the order received for the throne of the new king has not been started yet. Rajiv said that first the old dues will be paid, after that the construction of the new throne will be started. 

Who is world famous furniture maker Rajeev Singh

Rajiv Singh is the son of world famous furniture maker Kuber Idev Singh. The carvings of Kuber Singh are famous all over the world. He first gained worldwide fame by making beautiful carved furniture of Tumbuti wood. Furniture made by Rajiv’s father has been given as a gift to many heads of state from India to the world. A jewelery box made of Tumbuti made by him has been presented to the late Queen Elizabeth II. 

His carvings are famous all over the world. Gifts made by Kuber Edev Singh   have been given to former South African Presidents Nelson Mandela and Thabo Mbeki and former US Presidents Ronald Reagan and George Bush. 

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