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Indian politician and member of parliament from Darjeeling parliamentary constituency.


Jaswant Singh was an officer in the Indian Army in the 1960s. He served as Finance minister in the short-lived government of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, which lasted just from May 16, 1996, to June 1, 1996. he became Minister for External Affairs of India, serving from December 5, 1998 until July 1, 2002.

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Date of BirthJanuary 3, 1938
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 Patel (Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel)? What is so core about him? Patel was the first leader who banned RSS but not Muslim League, and imprisoned RSS workers. 
— Jaswant Singh / August 21, 2009
 Thirty years of my political life with the BJP and (being expelled) on this note saddened me and on the ground for writing a book, that saddened me even more, immensely more 
— Jaswant Singh on being expelled from the Bharatiya Janata Party following the launch of book "Jinnah - India, Partition, Independence" / August 19, 2009
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 There is a need for ideological distillation of thought. The BJP has to be a current party. It can't be a party of yesterday. I think there's lack of clarity on what Hindutva means 
— Jaswant Singh / June 10, 2009
 We had to reflect what we are trying to address ourselves to come back to the issue that the party must be current, that it addresses today as well as tomorrow and doesn't continue to be living in yesterday 
— Jaswant Singh reflecting on 2009 Lok Sabha Elections / June 10, 2009
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 Perhaps people didn't perceive but we didn't succeed effectively in conveying what we were trying to do. Failure in conveying (our) message... ended up with diminished electoral support. 
— Jaswant Singh / June 10, 2009

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