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BJP leader Rajeev Babbar has filed the complaint alleging that Tharoor made the statement with mala fide intention, which not only denigrates the Hindu deity but is also defamatory.
prakash Javadekar said the Congress talked only about one family and never mentioned the likes of Mahatma Gandhi, Subhas Chandra Bose and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
Tharoor, in his remarks at the event, lauded Nehru for strengthening democratic institutions and always encouraging "constructive criticism".
Tharoor whose English knows no introduction wrote 'Innivation' instead of innovation.
The Congress MP was responding to a question about his recent remark that no good Hindu would want a temple at the disputed Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid site.
Tharoor had waded into a controversy at the Bangalore Literature Festival Sunday last by claiming that an unnamed RSS leader had compared Modi to "a scorpion sitting on a Shivling".
Shashi Tharoor claimed that he had done nothing wrong but was ready to defend himself, if at all a legal notice was sent on this matter.
Court directs police to hand over certain documents to Congress MP Tharoor in Sunanda Pushkar death case
The police, represented by public prosecutor Atul Srivastava, told the court that fresh copies will be given to Tharoor, after which the court fixed the matter for further hearing on December 1.
Modi is like a scorpion sitting on a Shivling. You can’t remove him with your hand and you cannot hit it with a chappal either, the Congress leader had said.
Prasad had called Tharoor an accused in a murder case while commenting on a religious issue.
"Patel, a very simple person, was known as the disciple of Gandhiji, why is there no such statue for Gandhiji?" Tharoor asked.
The ruling party's attack on Gandhi came in the backdrop of his frequent visits to temples in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh.
He also accused the Congress of 'indirectly supporting' Maoists.
Tharoor made this remark while discussing the alleged strife between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and RSS.
Manmohan Singh said that PM Modi is a "paradoxical prime minister" and that Shashi Tharoor has demonstrated this through his "superbly written and devastatingly accurate book".