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The News Minute | October 8, 2014 | 02:20 pm IST The Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee has decided to ask its senior leadership, the AICC, to take appropriate action against Shashi Tharoor after he praised Prime Minister Modi for his 'Swachh Bharat' clean campaign. The KPCC which has recommended disciplinary action against the leader hurriedly held a meeting on Wednesday to decide on the due course of action after Tharoor compliemnted Modi for his Swachh Bharat initiative, accordint to The Times of India. "Tharoor has hurt the sentiments of the party workers and it should have been avoided. The KPCC will submit a report to the AICC leadership which will detail about the popular sentiments of the party workers in the state on this issue. This should not be repeated again," said KPCC president, V M Sudheeran to TV channels after the meeting.  Others who attended the meeting include Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala . They will submit a report to the AICC on this matter. Shashi Tharoor responded to the events  1/3 Astonished by charges I'm proBJP. My 30-year paper trail of published writings=my idea of India&my profound belief in India's pluralism. — Shashi Tharoor (@ShashiTharoor) October 6, 2014 2/3 Being receptive to specific statements or actions of BJP leaders does not remotely imply acceptance of the party's core Hindutva agenda — Shashi Tharoor (@ShashiTharoor) October 6, 2014 3/3 Such comments ignore my extensive criticisms of BJP government, which are all a matter of record and which far outweigh positive points — Shashi Tharoor (@ShashiTharoor) October 6, 2014 Read Don’t liaison with secret lover, leave the party - Congress paper editorial tells Tharoor Read Congress to meet on Wednesday to decide on Tharoor
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