Throughout the Lok Sabha elections, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad had stated that Shashi Tharoor is an “accused in a homicide case”.
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- Final Up to date: March 21, 2020, 7:51 PM IST
Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has stated he has withdrawn his allegation made throughout Lok Sabha polls in opposition to Shashi Tharoor that the Congress chief is an “accused in a homicide case”.
Reacting to the transfer, Tharoor stated he’s instructing his legal professionals to withdraw the case he had filed in opposition to Prasad.
“Happy to announce the amicable settlement of my current variations with Shri @ShashiTharoor Ji,” Prasad tweeted. He shared the letter written by him to Tharoor on March 20 withdrawing his allegation.
Prasad additionally shared the letter Tharoor has written to him saying that he’s completely happy to deal with the matter as closed.
Tharoor stated he’s instructing his legal professionals to withdraw the case he had filed.
“Greater than a 12 months in the past throughout the warmth of marketing campaign I had made a remark describing you as an accused in a homicide case. On receiving subsequent details about the conclusion of the investigation within the involved case I learnt that the stated allegation in opposition to you shouldn’t be factually right accordingly, withdraw it unconditionally,” Prasad stated in his letter.
Prasad stated his made the allegation in response to Tharoor’s observations, “which isn’t of your personal making however another person’s feedback”, presenting Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a really “uncharitable mild”.
“Although this was certainly not your remark however its reiteration by you gave it prominence and led to circulation in complete nation via media. I believe if there may be an introspection you too might be able to persuade your self that the stated remark being said by you was avoidable,” the minister wrote.
Tharoor responded by saying “it was very gracious of you to withdraw your phrases in respect of myself, which had offended me significantly. I welcome your sentiments and in view of our lengthy affiliation, I’m completely happy to deal with the matter as closed”.