Indian writer and journalist Khushwant Singh has died at the age of 99, his family announces.
Khushwant Singh wrote dozens of novels and short story collections. He also edited several magazines and newspapers in the 1970s and 80s.
His novel, Train to Pakistan, based on the bloody partition of India in 1947, was made into a film.
Khushwant Singh also served a term as a lawmaker and was given the Padma Vibhushan, a civilian award, by the government.
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