Shashi Tharoor summoned by Kolkata Court over his ‘Hindu-Pakistan’ remark

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: July 14, 2018 11:50:11 am

Shashi Tharoor has been asked to appear in the court on August 14 for his ‘Hindu-Pakistan’ remark. (Express photo)

A Kolkata court on Saturday summoned senior Congress leader and Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor on Saturday over his ‘Hindu-Pakistan’ remark, according to ANI. Advocate Sumeet Chowdhury had filed the case alleging Tharoor’s comments had hurt religious sentiments and insulted the Constitution. The Congress leader has been asked to appear in the court on August 14.

While addressing a lecture on ‘Threats faced by Indian democracy and secularism’ in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday, Tharoor had said, “If the BJP goes on to mark a repeat of their current strength in the Lok Sabha in 2019, then it will pave the way for the tearing up of the Indian…

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