Thiruvananthapuram: UDF candidate in Thiruvananthapuram constituency, Shashi Tharoor, met with an accident during the thulabaram practice at Gandariyamman Kovil here. He sustained injuries on head and was admitted to Thiruvananthapuram general hospital. Later he was shifted to Thiruvananthapuram medical college.
The accident occurred after the balance, on which he was sitting, broke down and he fell. After offering thulabarm, he was waiting on the balance for ‘deeparadana’.
The heavy iron rod on the balance hit Tharoor on head and he sustained deep injury.
Hospitals authorities informed there is nothing critical in Tharoor’s condition and has got 8 stitches on head. He will be subjected to scanning shortly.
Most of the Congress leaders have reached the hospital to visit Tharoor.