India allows Jaswant to visit Pakistan

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Jaswant Singh
New Delhi, Sep 6: The government has allowed former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh to visit Pakistan on Sep 26 to promote his book Jinnah: India, Partition and Independence, a media report said.

The Indian government granted security clearance to Jaswant Singh on Saturday, Sep 5, after several attempts and now he would reach Pakistan on Sep 26, the Online news agency reported.

The report also said that he will arrive in Karachi on Sep 26, before before heading to the Pakistani capital on Sep 27 to attend a launching ceremony of the book at the Islamabad Press Club.

The former Indian external affairs minister was expelled from the BJP for praising Pakistan founder Mohammed Ali Jinnah in his book Jinnah: India, Partition, Independence.

He is visiting the country on the invitation of Muhammad Yousuf, a prominent Pakistani publisher and owner of Mr Books (bookstore) in Islamabad.

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