Thiruvanathapuram : Incumbent Congress MP and United Democratic Front (UDF) candidate for Thiruvanathapuram parliamentary constituency ,Dr. Shashi Tharoor got injured during ‘Thulabharam’ ritual in Gandhari Amman kovil temple on Vishu day at Thiruvanathapuram.
Soon after the mishap Dr.Tharoor was admitted in the Thiruvanathapuram General Hospital and after administering six Stitches in the wound at his head,he has been admitted in the Medical College Hospital, Thiruvanathapurm for detailed examination. Shashi Tharoor suffered injuries on his head and legs after he fell from the weighing balance as it broke after he sat on it, for offering Thulabharam with sugar.
U.D.F election committee chairman ,Thampanoor Ravi stated that due to the mishap the electioneering activities of Dr.Tharoor has been set aside for one day. All the other campaign programmes of UDF will continue as per the schedule’ –Ravi said. Dr.Tharoor is engaged in a close contest with LDF and NDA candidate.