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The famous Peacock Throne of Shah Jahan was taken away in 1739 by

A. Afghan invader Ahmed Shah Abdali

B. Persian invader Nadir Shah

C. Mongol invader Chengiz Khan

D. British East India Company

Answer: Option B

Solution(By Examveda Team)

The Peacock Throne (Takht-e-TauS) was built by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan under the commission of goldsmith Bedradru Khan in the year 1628. It was first put at Diwan-i-Aam (Agra Fort) and then moved to Diwan-i-Khas (Red Fort) during the reign of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. Nadir Shah invaded India in 1739 and took Peacock Throne and Koh-i-noor diamond with him.

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