• Tuesday, May 24, 2022

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Smriti Irani targets Shashi Tharoor

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Union Minister Smriti Irani, on Friday took a jibe at Congress leader Shashi Tharoor for his comments on kings amidst the row over film ‘Padmavati’. She targeted Tharoor for his observation about ongoing protest by the descendents of Rajput rulers over Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s movie ‘Padmavati’. Tharoor had reportedly said that the so-called ‘maharajas’, (kings) who have been after a filmmaker (Sanjay Leela Bhansali) by claiming that their honour is at stake, actually ran away when the British crushed their self-respect and honour. Commenting on Tharoor’s observation, Irani tweeted: ‘Did all the Maharajs (kings) kneel in front of the British’…

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