Justice has been done, says Tharoor on court verdict

Hailing court verdict which discharged him in case of disrespect to national anthem, Union minister Shashi Tharoor said he was relieved as "justice has been done" after four-and-a-half year.

Updated: Jul 06, 2013, 22:14 PM IST

Kozhikode: Hailing the verdict of a court, which discharged him in a case of alleged disrespect to the national anthem, Union minister Shashi Tharoor on Saturday said he was relieved as "justice has been done" after four-and-a-half year.
Tharoor told reporters on the sidelines of a function here, "Justice has been done. I am relieved and delighted".

"Throughout my career and life, I showed strong faith and respect to our national symbol and flag. I am very pleased that the case has been fully dismissed after four-and-a-half years," the Minister of State for HRD said.

In a relief to Tharoor, a court in Kochi today discharged him in the 2008 national anthem case and observed that he had "not intentionally" prevented singing of the national anthem.

To a query on the solar panel scam, Tharoor said the probe is on and "I do not want to comment on it".

PTI