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“Sorry Some Are Offended”: Shashi Tharoor On Tweet Of Pic With Women MPs

Shashi Tharoor’s latest tweet spurred some controversy as he wrote; Lok Sabha is an attractive place to work when he posted a photo with 6 women MPs just before the beginning of the Winter Session Of Parliament.

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The above tweet came offensive to some people and they commented that it concealed sexism. Shashi Tharoor then tweeted an apology.

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The MPs in the photo were TMC’s Nusrat Jahan, Mimi Chakraborty, Amarinder Singh’s wife Praneet Kaur, NCP’s Supriya Sule, Congress’s Tamizhachi, Jothimani, Thangapandia with Mr Tharoor. His tweet with the selfie was criticised for being insensitive.

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Vanathi Srinivasan who is the national president of the BJP’s Mahila Morcha criticised Shashi Tharoor and accused him of objectifying women.

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The parliament session was big this year as the opposition planned to oppose the government on a variety of issues. One of the most prominent ones is to roll back the three farm laws. Yesterday, the farm laws were repealed at the Winter Parliamentary Session without any discussion that sparked some discussions that it happened for the first time that the opposition wasn’t given a chance to discuss repealing the farm laws.

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