KATHMANDU: CPN-UML chairman Jhalanath Khanal was scheduled to leave Kathmandu for a 3-day visit to India on Saturday at 4 pm. Khanal is scheduled to participate in the funeral conference of CP leader Jyoti Basu in India. During his India visit he is also scheduled to make the rounds of the high ranking dignitaries. He will return on Monday. Political significance is attached to this visit given the current volatile political scenario.