Shashi Tharoor likely to join Congress

February 13th, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by ANI  

Manmohan Singh

Mumbai, Feb. 13 (ANI): Former United Nations diplomat and writer Shashi Tharoor has said that if given an opportunity he would like to join Congress.
I will be inclined, if, as I said the door is open, that will be the door I seek to open, Tharoor told reporters in Mumbai.
When quizzed about joining politics, Tharror said that he was not running for anything, but if the opportunity came, he would consider very seriously because in democracy politics is the means of bringing about change for the country.
I have indeed been having some serious conversations about entering politics. Now (that) I have left the UN, I have an opportunity to put my feet where my mouth used to be, Tharoor said.
Tharoor said the Congress and the Government of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh were right while dealing with the big issues the country was facing today. And his natural ideology didnt matched with that of other Indian parties. (ANI)

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