Tharoor sued in Kolkata for ‘Hindu Pakistan’ jibe, summons issued through Twitter, FB

Prime News, National (Kolkata), July 14:- Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, who has been facing criticism for making the controversial ‘Hindu Pakistan’ remark, has now been booked for allegedly ”insulting the nation, hurting religious sentiments and distorting the secular fabric of the country.”

According to report, a case under Section 153A/295A of the Indian Penal Code and Section 2 of The Prevention Of Insults To National Honour Act, 1971 has been filed against Shashi Tharoor by a Kolkata-based advocate Sumeet Chowdhury.

In his complaint against the Thiruvananthapuram MP, the petitioner alleged that Tharoor has issued public statements whereby he has stated that if Indians vote for a particular party (BJP) in 2019 General Elections, it will turn India into ‘Hindu Pakistan’ and will tear the Constitution of the country.

Chowdhury further stated that the veteran Congress leader has even refused to apologise for his remarks which are in absolutely bad taste. (MR, Inputs: Agencies).

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