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Shashi Tharoor Slams Prime Minister Narendra Modi For Not Allowing Him To Visit Temple

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Congress leader and Lok Sabha MP from Thiruvananthapuram Shashi Tharoor has lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi yet again . This time over a temple visit.

In a tweet, Tharoor has alleged that he along with other local leaders in kerala were not allowed to enter Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Kerala visit.

“Received Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Sree PadmanabhaSwamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram for the unveiling of a plaque of the Swadesh Darshan project. But when the local MP, MLA and mayor were to enter the temple with him for darshan, we learned that the PMO had cut us from the list,” he tweeted.

The prime minister  reportedly offered prayers at the centuries-old Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple , while he was in the state to inaugurate developmental projects. Modi, who was accompanied by Governor Justice P Sathasivam and state Devaswom minister Kadakampally Surendran.

Attacking the PM Modi over alleged ignorance of local leaders, Tharoor said, “It seems that under the BJP even God must serve a political purpose and members of other parties must not be allowed to worship in the prime ministerial presence.”

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