Highlights

  • Shashi Tharoor takes a swipe at Modi govt
  • Tharoor compares 'O Mitron' to Omicron variant of Covid
  • Tharoor's attack ahead of parliament budget session

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Shashi Tharoor takes a jibe at PM Modi, says 'O Mitron' far more dangerous than Omicron

Tharoor's tweet came minutes after Prime Minister Modi's addressed the media ahead of the start of the Parliament's Budget session.

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor took a swipe at the Modi government as he compared the Omicron variant of coronavirus with ‘O Mitron’, a term often used by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at public rallies and events.

In a tweet, Tharoor said that ‘O Mitron’ is far more dangerous than Omicron, with “no milder variant of this virus”.

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"We are measuring the consequences of the latter every day in increased polarisation, promotion of hatred & bigotry, insidious assaults on the Constitution & the weakening of our democracy. There is no “milder variant” of this virus," Tharoor wrote further.

Tharoor's tweet came minutes after Prime Minister Modi's addressed the media ahead of the start of the Parliament's Budget session.

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