Mumbai: Indian government is planning to handover the Jinnah House Mumbai to country’s key ministry.
Jinnah House Mumbai will be handed over to Ministry of External Affairs by the Indian government. According to sources, Sushma Swaraj, External Affairs Minister of India, revealed that her they were doing effort to get the property.
The spacious Jinnah House Mumbai is located at the sea front and was owned by Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan.
In recent years, Pakistani government demanded from India that Quaid e Azam House Mumbai should be handed over to Pakistan so they can transform it into their Mumbai consulate.
Dina Wadia, Quaid-e-Azam daughter, also filed the case against the Indian govt for the ownership of the property. However, she was also died in 2017.
Jinnah House Mumbai was developed in 1936 according to the European style. Quaid-e-Azam lived there in late 1930s. The 2.5 acre land of property is a historic place. However, it witnessed different key pre-independence political meetings. Muhammad Ali Jinnah also met with Mahatama Gandhi at this house.