Winston Churchill still owes Rs 13 to Bangalore Club

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Previous British Prime Minister Winston Churchill still figures on the rundown of defaulters of the selective Bangalore Club in south India as he owes the club Rs 13 in unpaid bills.

Winston-Churchill

A section, going back to June 1899, in the club’s record book recorded “Lt WLS Churchill” as one of 17 defaulters, reported the BBC.

Churchill touched base in Bangalore in 1896 as a youthful armed force officer and left after three years to battle in the North-West Frontier, now known as Pakistan.

The selective club was established by a gathering of British officers in 1868.

At present, it is one of India’s most world class clubs, holding a lot of its late nineteenth and mid twentieth century quality.

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Abhishek Dinman is an Indian journalist with over 12 years of practice in the media industry. Before setting up The Voice of Nation as a platform for unreserved expressions, he designed content for ESPN STAR Sports. Prior to his stint in sports writing, he was an investigative journalist for ZEE’s India’s Most Wanted’. In school and college, he edited the in-house newsletters. He focuses on social affairs and the dynamics and theory of how people receive and react to different forms of information on a variety of subjects. He loves exploring hidden beaches in South East Asia, counseling and spending time with recovering addicts. He spends most of his TV time on watching National Geographic and old episodes of ‘Friends’.