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Sitharaman visits Tharoor in hospital

IANS  |  Thiruvananthpuram 

Sitharaman on Tuesday visited in hospital where he was admitted after suffering a freak accident a day earlier.

was performing a ritual at a temple in the capital on Monday when he injured himself.

Praying while seated on the weighing balance, the chains holding the balance broke and fell on Tharoor's head, requiring him to get eight stitches.

The MP said he was touched by Sitharaman's gesture of civility, which he called a rare virtue in Indian

"Touched by the gesture of Sitharaman, who dropped by today (Tuesday) morning to visit me in the hospital, amid her hectic electioneering in

"Civility is a rare virtue in Indian -- great to see her practice it by example," tweeted.

Tharoor is engaged in a tough three-way electoral battle for the Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha seat with former Mizoram of BJP and CPI's C. Divakaran, a sitting and former



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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 13:02 IST