They taunted each other for a while, then ended it amicably

Shashi Tharoor and Sreesanth bat against each other on Twitter
news Kerala 2016 Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 15:22

Social media seems to be the new battleground for Kerala politicians, the latest one being a Twitter war between Congress MP Shashi Tharoor and BJP candidate S Sreesanth.

The slugfest began when the Thiruvananthapuram MP tweeted asking Sreesanth to do his homework before taking part in any political talk show.

His tweet was in reference to a video in which Sreesanth was unable to answer a journalist’s questions about the Thiruvananthapuram constituency, from where the former cricketer is contesting the Kerala Assembly elections.

See Shashi Tharoor’s tweet here:  

Sreesanth was not late to reply.  He responded by quoting Chanakya. See his tweet here:

A rough translation of the quote is: “If there is unrest among people pretending to be intellectuals and criminals, assume that the king is in the right direction.”

According to a report by Manorama, Sreesanth had also accused the MP for not helping him, while he was facing allegations related to spot-fixing. However, Sreesanth deleted this tweet soon after posting it.

But going by the latest tweets, everything seems to be fine between the two.

See the latest tweets here:

 

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