September 18, 2009 7:31:47 pm
Asked about the controversy surrounding the “cattle class” remarks of Tharoor regarding the economy class travel by ministers in furtherance of government’s austerity measures,he said,”it was a joke”.
The Prime Minister was speaking to reporters at an Iftar party hosted by him,which was attended by Vice President Hamid Ansari,Congress President Sonia Gandhi,BJP leader L K Advani,Singh’s cabinet colleagues among others.
Rahul Gandhi refused to comment on Shashi Tharoor controversy,saying whatever had to be said has been said by the party.
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