Why is it called the Star of India?

How many stars are in India?

Answer: 28 states and 8 union territories.

What happened to Star of India?

Retired in 1926, she was restored as a seaworthy museum ship in 1962–3 and home-ported at the Maritime Museum of San Diego in San Diego, California. She is the oldest ship still sailing regularly and also the oldest iron-hulled merchant ship still afloat.

Is the Star of India cursed?

Star of India

The gem is said to have been mined under mysterious circumstances in Sri Lanka three centuries ago. … But stories of a “curse” surrounding the Star of India have remained ever since.

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