Former Union Minister and Congress Sashi Tharoor was removed from the post of spokesman of the party as the leader praised Prime Minster Narendra Modi on the occasion of Swachh Bharat. This was done on the suggestion of the AICC disciplinary committee.
Prime Minster Narendra Modi nominated the former Union Minster for the government scheme of Swachh Bharat, which was inaugurated by the PM recently. Followed by the nomination of the Prime Minister Modi, Sashi Tharoor praised the Prime Minster for the scheme that was being introduced, which made the disciplinary committee of AICC made angry on Sashi Tharoor.
Congress party general secretary Janardhan Dwiwedi said that the party president Sonia Gandhi accepted the proposal of the disciplinary committee to sack Sashi Tharoor as the spokesperson of the as he violated the party rules by praising PM Narendra Modi.
On the other hand, the former Union Minster welcomed the decision taken by the party and added that it would be an opportunity for him to prove the allegations wrong that are noted on him by the Kerala Congress Unit. The Congress state unit of Kerala reported to the high command that it was not happy with Shashi Tharoor praising Narendra Modi and did seek to take action on him.
Here is the complete press release of Shashi Tharoor: