Defence minister Nirmala Sithraman meets injured Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor at a Kerala hospital
Kerala, April 16: Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, who sustained head injuries during a temple visit on Monday, had an unexpected visitor in defence minister Nirmala Sithraman at a Kerala hospital where he is undergoing treatment.
"Touched by the gesture of @nsitharaman, who dropped by today morning to visit me in the hospital, amid her hectic electioneering in Kerala. Civility is a rare virtue in Indian politics - great to see her practice it by example! (sic)," wrote Shashi Tharoor.
Nirmala Sitharaman, who has sparred bitterly with Congress leaders, especially its chief Rahul Gandhi over the Rafale deal controversy, is seen smiling in the photo as she shakes his hand.
Shashi Tharoor is scheduled to resume his campaign later in the day with interaction with employees of the Technopark and a convention that will be inaugurated by Congress president Rahul Gandhi.