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
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
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.(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)