New Delhi, Apr 22: Congress chief Shashi Tharoor needed to delete one in every of his tweets saying the demise of former Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Thursday night time after BJP leaders identified that she was hale and hearty.
Tharoor later mentioned he was relieved that Mahajan is doing fine and mentioned he banked on ‘a dependable supply’ in placing out his tweet.
‘I’m relieved if that is the case. I acquired this from what I believed was a dependable supply…. Happy to retract and appalled that anybody would make up such information,’ he mentioned in a tweet whereas replying to a message that she was fine.
‘How am I sounding?…I’m as wholesome as my voice,’ Mahajan instructed a reporter, who referred to as as much as enquire about her well being after Tharoor’s tweet.
The former Lok Sabha speaker’s son Mandar put out a video clip, saying his mom is completely fine and urging folks to not reply on false information being unfold about her.
‘My mom is completely fine. Please don’t depend on false information being unfold about her. Her COVID report is damaging. I met her solely within the night and she or he is wholesome,’ he mentioned within the video.
BJP chief Kailash Vijayvargiya tweeted again to Tharoor, informing him that Mahajan is completely wholesome.
‘Thanks @kailashOnline. I’ve deleted my tweet. I’m wondering what motivates folks to invent and unfold such evil information that takes in folks. My greatest needs for Sumitra ji’s well being and lengthy life,’ the Congress chief mentioned in one other tweet.
‘Mahajan was admitted to the Bombay hospital in Indore on Wednesday after she had delicate fever. She is fine now and doesn’t have fever. She was additionally examined for COVID and her RT-PCR report has come damaging,’ Rajesh Aggarwal, a detailed aide of the former Lok Sabha speaker, instructed PTI.
Mahajan (78) was the Lok Sabha speaker from 2014 to 2019. She had earlier represented the Indore Lok Sabha constituency in Parliament for eight phrases.