New Delhi, Oct 31: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday through his lawyer sent a legal notice to Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad for making false and defamatory statements against him.
Tharoor sought an apology from Prasad within 48 hours, else warns legal action.
Taking to Twitter, the Congress leader stated “My legal notice to @rsprasad about his false, malicious & defamatory statements against me, which he has still not retracted”.
When India’s Law Minister falsely invents a murder case against a political opponent, what hope for justice and democracy?, he asked.
The Union Minister on Tuesday said that ‘Shashi Tharoor who is accused in a murder case has attempted to disrespect Lord Shiva’.
“Shashi Tharoor who is accused in a murder case has attempted to disrespect Lord Shiva. I seek a reply from Rahul Gandhi who claims himself to be a Bhakt of Lord Shiva on this horrific denunciation of Hindu gods by a Congress MP”, Prasad tweeted along with a press conference video.