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 journalistâ€™s questions about the Thiruvananthapuram constituency, from where the former cricketer is contesting the Kerala Assembly elections.
See Shashi Tharoorâ€™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: â€śIf there is unrest among people pretending to be intellectuals and criminals, assume that the king is in the right direction.â€ť
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:
Thanks @sreesanth36. You remain one of my favourite players. But politics is a different field.Now you're in the nets, full tosses will comeâ€” Shashi Tharoor (@ShashiTharoor) April 19, 2016
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