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Delhi Court allows Shashi Tharoor to travel abroad to meet Kofi Annan’s family, seek UN aid for Kerala

Prime News, National (New Delhi), August 20:- The Delhi court on Monday granted permission to Congress MP Shashi Tharoor to travel abroad to visit the family of former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, who passed away recently.

Tharoor, who has been facing trial on charges of abetment of suicide and committing cruelty in Sunanda Pushkar case, had sought permission from Patiala Court to allow him to visit the foreign land. The Congress MP from Thiruvananthapuram will also be visiting the United Nations headquarters in Geneva to seek aid for flood-hit state Kerala.

Earlier this month, Tharoor was granted permission from the court to travel abroad for a few days starting from August 10. The court asked him to deposit Rs 2 lakh before leaving the country as surety.   (MR, Inputs: Agencies).

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