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KL-THAROOR-VANDALISM

KL-THAROOR-VANDALISM


PTI India
Updated: 16-07-2018 16:45 IST

Congress MP Shashi

Tharoor's office here was vandalised today by the youth wing

activists of the BJP, police said, days after he set off a

huge row with remarks that the BJP, if voted to power again,

will rewrite the Constitution and pave the way for creation of

a "Hindu Pakistan".

The Congress Lok Sabha member from the Kerala capital

said the BJP and "Sanghi goondas" orchestrated the incident.

"Today @YUVAMORCHABJP vandals attacked my constituency

office in Thiruvananthapuram. They poured black engine oil on

signs, doors, walls & gate, drove away innocent citizens

waiting with their petitions, put up offensive banners &

shouted slogans asking me to go to Pakistan," Tharoor tweeted.

"We have all been warned. The BJPs answer to the

simple question have you given up the dream of a Hindu

Rashtra? is apparently vandalism & violence. That is the face

they have shown in Thiruvananthapuram today. Most Hindus will

say these Sanghi goondas do not represent us," he wrote on the

microblogging website.

The Congress had distanced itself from Tharoor's

"Hindu Pakistan" remark made at an event here on Thursday,

while the BJP sought an apology from party president Rahul

Gandhi for the "attack on Indian democracy and Hindus" by the

MP.

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