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Why was Jaswant's book banned? SC asks Gujarat Govt

The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Gujarat government seeking its response to a lawsuit by ousted Bharatiya Janata Party leader Jaswant Singh challenging the ban on his book "Jinnah: India - Partition - Independence" in the state.

india Updated: Sep 01, 2009 15:17 IST

The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Gujarat government seeking its response to a lawsuit by ousted Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh challenging the ban on his book "Jinnah: India - Partition - Independence" in the state.

A bench of Justice Altmas Kabir and Justice Cyriac Joseph while issuing the notice to the Gujarat government decided to hear Singh's lawsuit September 8.