Since the announcement of the Queen's death, south Asians have been demanding the return of the Koh-i-Noor diamond
part of the British crown jewels. The Koh-i-Noor is the world's most expensive diamond estimated to be worth more than $400 million dollars
The Queen Mother wore it in her iconic crown.
generations of British queens have worn it. it's believed to bring bad luck to kings
The British government claims it received the super diamond as a gift after the British annexed Punjab in 1849
But the present governments of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran say it was stolen
The Koh-i-Noor first appeared in written record in 1623, as encrusted in Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan's grand throne.
He's the king who built the Taj Mahal
For centuries, India was the world's only source of diamonds
According to economists Utsa Patnaik, the British Empire in total stole $45 trillion from what are now Pakistan, Bangladesh and India
This demand of the return of the Koh-i-Noor diamond is among reparations that countries seek for British colonial crimes