Sushma Swaraj meets Jaswant Singh

August 31st, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI  

Bharatiya Janata Party New Delhi, Aug 31 (ANI): The deputy Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj met the expelled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh at his residence on Monday.

According to sources, Swaraj sought for an appointment to meet Singh in the morning but the reasons for the meeting is still not known.

The BJP expelled Singh who is representing the Darjeeling constituency on Aug 19, two days after the launch of his controversial book “Jinnah: India, Partition and Independence” the biography of Pakistan founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah.

The meeting of the two is significant as Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat categorically asked the BJP leadership to set the house in order at the earliest and to stop the infighting.

The series of meetings between Sangh top brass and BJP central leadership has resolved to set up a co-ordination committee comprising of former vice president of India Bhairon Singh Shekhawat and Murli Manohar Joshi among others.

Earlier, former RSS chief K.S.Sudarshan met Leader of Opposition L.K.Advani. Sudarshan was heading the RSS when Advani was forced to resign following his statement on Jinnah in 2005(ANI)

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