first_imgKnown for his outspoken nature, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor was on Wednesday reprimanded by party president Sonia Gandhi, after his comments at a party meeting went public. Tharoor had reportedly said on Tuesday that he was not in favour of disrupting Parliament over the party’s demand for the resignation of three top BJP leaders.“You always do this, it’s become a habit with you,” sources quoted Gandhi angrily telling Tharoor at the meeting with MPs. Stunned Congressmen looked on, before Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi ushered them out with comments to intended to lighten the moment. Also Read – Need to understand why law graduate’s natural choice is not legal profession: CJISonia Gandhi’s rare and unexpected outburst reportedly came after other lawmakers complained against Tharoor that he had breached the party discipline. His alleged comments were carried in newspapers. Earlier in the day, Gandhi openly told media that “let them say what they want, we will continue to protest”.The Congress, which has 44 MPs in the Lok Sabha, has adopted an aggressive stance in Parliament, giving notice to the government that it will not allow the Houses to function till External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan are sacked.Gandhi has directed her MPs to voice a strong and firm opposition against the issues. They all wore black bands on their arms as they were entered Parliament on Wednesday. The first two days of the Monsoon session have been washed out by the Congress protests.last_img

You always do this Sonia pulls up Tharoor

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