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allowance for a monarch's personal expenses

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Her moves included a Left- ward swing by abolishing privy purses of former Indian rulers, nationalising banks, and later coal, steel, copper, cotton textiles and insurance.
In the 26th amendment to the Constitution of India promulgated in 1971, the government abolished all official symbols of princely states, including the titles, privileges and privy purses (remuneration).
In the early seventies, however, the Indian government abolished all titles and privy purses of the old Maharajas and Nawabs.
The Cabinet considered and gave its approval for amendment in the rulers of acceding states (Abolition of Privy Purses and Privileges) Order, 1972 thereby enhancing 200% Maintenance Allowance of Ex-rulers of acceding / merged state to a minimum allowance of Rs 25,000/- per annum.
Privy purses are abolished and Privy Council silver has been sold.
As a parliamentarian for four terms, she made an outstanding contribution to the passage of Special Marriage Act, the Nationalization of Banks, Abolition of Privy Purses, Aligarh University Amendment Act and others.