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It’s difficult to deny that the number of persons who can talk courageously to those in power has shrunk in the past months.
The No-confidence Motion has helped to present the failures of the BJP government before the nation. The outcome was predictable but the process was a success, claimed Shashi Tharoor.
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor says not withdrawing 'Hindu Pakistan' statement, demands apology on his office attack
Tharoor had also said the BJP would rewrite the Constitution if it came back to power, prompting the ruling party to describe his comments as an "attack on Indian democracy and Hindus".
Tharoor on Monday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party Yuva Morcha of vandalising his constituency office in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram.
Police sources said the five were nabbed by the Cantonment Police on Tuesday. Tharoor’s office was vandalised by Yuva Morcha workers on Monday.
The BJP workers, including some women, raised slogans against Tharoor and waved black flags when he came to address a function this evening, police said.
Shashi Tharoor wrote to City Police Commissioner P Prakash seeking more protection to his office and requested immediate action against the attackers.
A group of about 10 Yuva Morcha workers barged into Tharoor’s office by noon and sprinkled black engine oil on its door and gate.
About 15 workers barged into the office located near the Government Press in the heart of the city on Monday noon and poured black oil in front of the office.
Shashi Tharoor’s point, therefore, was valid, but perhaps he made a phraseological mistake, linking Hinduism with Pakistan, which helped attackers to open fire from multiple angles.
The BJP has decided to go for a no holds barred attack on Shashi Tharoor at the national level against his recent statement that the party would turn India into a ‘Hindu Pakistan’ if
Congress leader and Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor was sued by a Kolkata-based lawyer at the Bankshal court on Saturday for his 'Hindu Pakistan' remarks.
Kolkata-based advocate Sumeet Chowdhury, in his petition, said that Tharoor's comments had hurt religious sentiments of the countrymen, insulted the Constitution of India.
Singh, when asked by journalists about Tharoor’s statements narrated what went wrong during the reign of military dictator-turned-President Zia-ul-Haq in Pakistan.
The support to Tharoor from the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee comes a day after the Congress national leadership disapproved of his remark that had triggered a huge row.