The 16-page booklet in Gurmukhi, titled “Gutka Sahib di sohun chukan wali Congress sarkaar da haal Punjab behaal”, which also reads on its cover “Shiromani Akali Dal - Bhajpa liyao” is being distributed in the party rallies being addressed by SAD president Sukhbir Badal beginning April 1.
In August 2007, Jinnah’s daughter, Dina Wadia, had approached the Bombay High Court, claiming that as his sole legal heir, she should be granted possession of the house. After her death, her son Nusli Wadia is carrying on the litigation.
Lodha had written to Swaraj on October 5 requesting that Jinnah House should be made a cultural centre. Pakistan had demanded in recent years that the property should be handed over to it for housing its Mumbai consulate.
Aligarh BJP MP Satish Gautam had written to the vice-chancellor of the university seeking removal of the Jinnah portrait from the walls of AMU. The move had resulted in violence on May 2 as the row over the portrait triggered a right-wing protest and sparring between two leaders of the ruling BJP.
The claim that Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh, a university alumnus, donated huge stretches of land to AMU has been refuted by university authorities, who term it an “exaggeration” while clarifying that it was the Raja's father who had donated land and money.