New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party has slammed Congress leader Shashi Tharoor for allegedly insulting the people of North East and Tribals as he described Naga Tribal headgears as ‘funny looking outlandish and hilarious’ during one of his speech at an event.
Shashi Tharoor insults the proud cultural heritage of the people of North-East.
— Rajyavardhan Rathore (@Ra_THORe) August 6, 2018
Union Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore on Monday slammed Tharoor as he said: “Shashi Tharoor insults the proud cultural heritage of the people of North-East.”
“This condescension & arrogance towards the people of India have become hallmarks of Congress,” Rathore added.
Meanwhile, Minister of State of Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju demanded an apology from Tharoor.
“I demand apology from the Congress Party for insulting the people of India’s North East & Tribals. Shashi Tharoor described North-East people & Naga Tribal headgears as funny looking outlandish & hilarious,” Rijiju tweeted.