Congress MP Shashi
Tharoor, who was among the many “group of 23” that wrote to Sonia Gandhi in search of pressing organisational overhaul, has come beneath assault from some leaders in Kerala, with a senior MP calling him a “guest artist” and asking him to observe social gathering insurance policies.
Hitting out at Tharoor, KPCC working president and the social gathering’s chief whip in the Lok Sabha, Kodikkunnil Suresh on Friday mentioned everyone in the social gathering ought to work based on it is insurance policies and programmes.
“Shashi Tharoor is actually not a politician.
He got here to the Congress social gathering as a visitor artist.
He remains to be persevering with in the social gathering like a visitor artist,” mentioned Suresh, who represents Mavelikara constituency in the Lok Sabha.
Taking a dig at Tharoor, the previous union minister additionally mentioned “Tharoor may be a global citizen”, however he mustn’t assume that he can take any choice or say something based on his will.
“Ultimately, he should follow the party (policies and programmes)”, Suresh informed reporters right here in response to a question.
His assertion got here a day after Tharoor mentioned that it’s the obligation of all to work collectively in the curiosity of the Congress as soon as the social gathering chief has said that the matter is “behind us”.
“Ive been silent for 4 days on recent events in @INCIndia because once the Congress President says the issue is behind us, it is the duty of all of us to work together constructively in the interests of the Party,” Tharoor tweeted on Thursday.
“I urge all my colleagues to uphold this principle & end the debate,” he mentioned in the tweet.
Earlier on Thursday, former KPCC President and Lok Sabha MP Okay Muraleedharan had additionally taken a dig at Tharoor over the problem, calling him a “global citizen”.
Leaders in the Congress’s state unit are additionally upset with Tharoor over his open assist to the Centre’s transfer to lease out Thiruvananthapuram International Airport for 50 years to Adani Enterprises.
“The people want the airport. It’s some politicians who are opposed to it,” Tharoor had mentioned whereas all political events in Kerala, barring the BJP, opposed the Centre’s choice to provide the Thiruvananthapuram International Airport to Adani Enterprises on lease.
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