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Muslim Physique Removes Shashi Tharoor From Palestine Solidarity Occasion Amid Row

Muslim Body Removes Shashi Tharoor From Palestine Solidarity Event Amid Row

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor condemned Hamas assault on Israel throughout Palestine solidarity rally in Kerala.


The Mahal Empowerment Mission (MEM), an organisation of Muslim Jamaaths functioning within the state capital, on Friday determined to take away senior Congress chief and Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor from its Palestine solidarity occasion scheduled right here on October 30.

The MEM of the Jamaaths from 100 wards within the metropolis company, took the choice within the wake of the controversy over Mr Tharoor’s current assertion at a Palestine solidarity rally organised by the Indian Union Muslim League a day in the past, wherein he stated the October 7 assault on Israel was a terrorist strike.

”We’ve communicated to Tharoor that we’ve got determined to take away him from the programme,” MEM president Shajahan Sreekaryam advised PTI.

Dealing with an intense social media assault, Mr Tharoor has issued a clarification, saying he has at all times been with the folks of Palestine and he doesn’t agree with the propagation of only one sentence from his speech on the IUML rally.

The IUML, a key ally of the Congress-led United Democratic Entrance (UDF) in Kerala, organised an enormous rally in northern Kozhikode on Thursday, denouncing the reported indiscriminate killings of civilians, together with girls and kids, in Gaza.

Tens of hundreds of IUML supporters took half within the Palestine Solidarity Human Rights rally, inaugurated by IUML chief Panakkad Syed Sadiq Ali Shihab Thangal.

Mr Tharoor, who was the chief visitor, stated harmless girls and kids suffered casualties, initially in Israel and subsequently in Gaza, and emphasised the crucial of ending this battle.

In unequivocal phrases, Mr Tharoor additionally condemned the assault carried out by Hamas in Israel on October 7, describing it as an ’act of terror’.

(Apart from the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV employees and is printed from a syndicated feed.)

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