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Mumbai Dabbawalas send their blessings for Prince Archie with a special gift

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Ever since entered the world on May 6, he has been showered with love and wishes from across the world. Joining the list of well-wishers, Mumbai's famed Dabbawalas have sent a special gift for the royal baby.

and Meghan Markle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, were recently blessed with a baby boy, who they named Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. Ever since they gave the world a glimpse of little Archie, the baby has become the talk of the town.

While is overloaded with messages for the of Sussex, Mumbai's Dabbawallas have sent their blessings with a special set of silver jewellery all the way to the

"Prince is our friend and has become a grandfather, so we've become grandfathers too. In Marathi culture, we present gifts to our grandchild," Subhash Talekar, the of Association, told ANI.

Courtesy to their friendship with Prince Harry's father over the years, the Dabbawalas have celebrated almost every major event that has taken place in the royal family.

Last year, on the occasion of and Meghan's wedding, Dabbawalas of gifted a set of Maharashtrian wedding attire to the couple. They even celebrated the royal wedding, which took place on May 19, by distributing sweets to patients of a government hospital in

The Dabbawalas' relationship with the British royal family dates back to 2003, when Prince visited Mumbai. Since then, a special friendship was forged.

The Dabbawalas even attended Charles' second wedding.

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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 08:38 IST