Congress Member of Parliament (MP) from Thiruvananthapuram, Shashi Tharoor, on Thursday filed a crook defamation criticism in opposition to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Kerala nation President, PS Sreedharan Pillai for statements he made at some point of a press conference in advance this month regarding Tharoor’s wives. A source near Shashi Tharoor showed to TNM on Thursday that the petition, which changed into a standard by a Judicial Magistrate Court, will take the statements of the MP on March 23. He said that the case had been filed because the comments that had been given by using the BJP State President were false.
In a press convention on March five, which became held in the kingdom capital, the BJP country president had said, “Everybody is calling how the three other halves of the Congress candidate in Thiruvananthapuram died. But neither BJP nor I desire to invite that query.” According to Tharoor’s complaint, Sreedharan Pillai said that Tharoor’s 2d wife was a local of Adoor in Pathanamthitta district and the niece of legal professional Madhusoodanan Nair. During his press convention, Sreedharan Pillai allegedly went on to mention that this 2nd wife used to method him regarding the legal recommendation. “I in no way found out this earlier than due to the fact I did no longer need to use such incidents as political gear,” added the BJP state president without citing Tharoor’s name at once.
Later while the media questioned Sreedharan Pillai as to whether or not Tharoor’s three other halves had passed away, Pillai stated that they had exceeded away, and one of them divorced the Congress MP. Shashi Tharoor was first married to Tilottama Mukherjee, who turned into a professor of Humanities at the New York University. Later he married Christa Giles, a Canadian diplomat who was working for the United Nations. In this situation, Sreedharan Pillai’s claims about Tharoor’s second spouse being a local of Adoor are false and malicious, says Tharoor. In August 2010, Shashi Tharoor married Sunanda Pushkar in his ancestral home in Palakkad. However, on January 17, 2014, Sunanda became observed lifeless in her room in motel Leela Palace in New Delhi beneath mysterious instances. The case regarding this is nevertheless going on. Speaking during a Manorama event, Tharoor stated, “The country president of the BJP, Sreedharan Pillai, went to this point as to invent an imaginary marriage to an imaginary person whom I actually have in no way met from a place I actually have never been to with the call of a father-in-law or someone whom I even have in no way encounter and claimed that I had pushed her to suicide.”