New Delhi: Congress chief Shashi Tharoor defended Congress Lok Sabha MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury in an interplay with the press. He mentioned, “I feel we should always let the matter go. This isn’t a problem, it has nothing associated to corruption or govt negligence. A person, whose Hindi is probably like mine, made a mistake. He accepted it, let’s transfer on. There are far graver points within the nation.
He additionally acknowledged that Chowdhury made a mistake and he had no unhealthy intention.
“Earlier than getting into Parliament, Adhir mentioned he made a mistake, it was a slip of tongue & he had no unhealthy intention. However he wasn’t allowed to talk. When somebody seeks time earlier than Ques Hr, Speaker inform them to sit down&that they’re going to get time throughout Zero Hour,” he mentioned.
What’s the ‘Rashtrapatni’ comment row?
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary caught himself in an argument after he used the time period “rashtrapatni” for President Murmu. Later he mentioned that he had used the time period “rashtrapatni” by mistake and that the ruling get together was intentionally making an attempt to make a mountain out of a molehill.
“I am unable to even consider insulting the President. It was only a mistake. If the President felt unhealthy, I’ll personally meet her and apologise. They’ll grasp me if they need. I’m able to get punished however why is she (Sonia Gandhi) being dragged on this?” Chowdhury instructed ANI on Thursday questioning why the Congress Interim President is being dragged into the controversy.