Telangana Congress chief apologises to Shashi Tharoor over derogatory remarks


Hyderabad: Telangana Congress chief A Revanth Reddy on Thursday withdrew his remark and apologised to Shashi Tharoor after a row over his derogatory remark directed at the former Union minister.

“I spoke to shri @ShashiTharoor ji to convey that I hereby withdraw the remarks and reiterate that I hold my senior colleague in the highest regard,” Reddy tweeted. He regretted any hurt that may have been caused to Tharoor by his words, and said “we share our faith in the values and policies of the Congress Party”.

Responding to the tweet, Tharoor said on Twitter, “I received a gracious call from @revanth_anumula to apologise for what was said. I accept his expression of regret & am happy to put this unfortunate episode behind us.” “We must work together to strengthen @INCIndia in Telengana & across the country,” the MP from Thiruvananthapuram said.


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