Bandhs are social evil, should be resisted: Tharoor

With apparently Left rivals in Kerala on mind, Shashi Tharoor today said bandhs are a social evil and should be resisted.

Last Updated: Apr 27, 2010, 15:43 PM IST

New Delhi: With apparently Left rivals in Kerala on mind, Shashi Tharoor today said bandhs are a social evil and should be resisted.

"Hartal and bandhs cost India great economic losses. Must refuse to abide by them. Don`t be intimidated. Say NO to Hartals by going to work!," Tharoor tweeted.

"Hartal today called by Left. Travel Operators Association of Kerala (TOAK) will resist this social evil & run their taxis. Resist all bandhs," he added.

Left parties had today called for a nationwide bandh against price rise.

PTI