Kejriwal ‘accepts’ Karachi Literature Festival 2017 invite

  • IANS, New Delhi
  • Updated: Mar 05, 2016 18:04 IST
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal at The Coalition Conference at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi on Saturday. (Mohd Zakir/ HT Photo )

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal accepted an invitation to attend the Karachi Literature Festival (KLF) 2017.

During an event ‘The Coalition Conference’ on Saturday held at New Delhi’s Talkatora Stadium when KLF founder Ameena Saiyid invited Kejriwal to attend the festival, he replied in the affirmative.

Saiyid later said she would also send an official invitation for KLF-2017, which is jointly organised by Oxford University Press, Pakistan, and the British Council.

Earlier, veteran Bollywood actor Anupam Kher, who was to attend the KLF on February 5 this year, had claimed that he had been denied visa by Pakistan.

Read | I am not angry, I am hurt: Anupam Kher on Pak visa denial

Read | Look beyond India for Karachi Literature Festival: Pakistani daily

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