Shashi Tharoor scrutinized for supporting Center's choice to rent out Thiruvananthapuram air terminal to Adani
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Thursday experienced harsh criticism from state Minister of Tourism Kadakampally Surendran for his help to the Center's choice to rent out Thiruvananthapuram universal air terminal to Adani Enterprises.
The state unit of the Congress party has additionally restricted the Center's choice.
Tharoor's help to the PPP model comes when Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan shot off a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing that the state won't participate in this choice.
Vijayan hosts assembled an all get meet on Thursday to talk about the issue.
Be that as it may, Tharoor took to Twitter and stated, "My situation on the air terminal has been predictable since before the races. I am not a lawmaker who says one thing to the voters and something different a while later for political comfort. Had my partners counseled me before taking a negative stand, I would have disclosed my perspectives to them. I am talking to the greatest advantage of my body electorate. As its MP, that is my activity."
"The individuals of Thiruvananthapuram need a top of the line air terminal deserving of the city's history, status, and potential. In this specific circumstance, a choice, anyway questionable, is desirable over the long defer we have endured.
"Actually a private element running the tasks seriously is the main way this air terminal could thrive. Whoever it is, the responsibility for land and air terminal just as the obligations of the ATC, Security, Customs Immigration despite everything stays with the Govt offices," included Tharoor.
Surendran said it was a "disgrace that a character like Tharoor is batting for money rich businessmen".
"He ought not have said this as the stand taken by him is equivalent to cheating and he should reply to the individuals," said Surendran.
The Center settled on Wednesday to hand over this air terminal to Adani Enterprises, which is now chipping away at Vizhinjam Port, coming up close to the air terminal.