Tweets from Shashi Tharoor, MP [Cabinet Minister – External Affairs], India.

Read from Bottom Up – as per the time stamp. His tweets on his remarks “Cattle Class”.

# ShashiTharoor i now realize i shldnt assume people will appreciate humour. &u shouldn’t give those who wld wilfully distort yr words an opportnty to do so11:56 PM Sep 17th from web

# Shashi Tharoor i’m told it sounds worse in Malayalam, esp out of context. To those hurt by the belief that my repeating the phrase showed contempt: sorry11:54 PM Sep 17th from web

# Shashi Tharoor it’s a silly expression but means no disrespect to economy travellers, only to airlines for herding us in like cattle. Many have misunderstd11:47 PM Sep 17th from web

# Shashi Tharoor learned belatedly of fuss over my tweet replying to journo’s query whether i wld travel to Kerala in “cattle class”. His phrase which i rptd11:46 PM Sep 17th from web

# Shashi Tharoor Mine was 1st Indn ministerial visit in 38 yrs. Africa is a real priority for us and presence is the best way to prove it. Brought bsns delgn11:45 PM Sep 17th from web

# Shashi Tharoor India offers help in capacity-bldg, training, trade, investment & IT. Donated 25 buses and 2 “hole-in-the-wall” computer educn centres.11:43 PM Sep 17th from web

# Shashi Tharoor terrific mtgs today with President Sirleaf and most of her Cabinet. India extends hand of friendship & solidarity as Liberia rebuilds11:39 PM Sep 17th from web

# Shashi Tharoor Warm welcome from Foreign Minister and 25 minute mtg at airport immediately upon landing. Dinner w Indian community ldrs (1500 desis here!)11:38 PM Sep 17th from web

# Shashi Tharoor Greetings from Monrovia! it took all 24 hours on Wed 16th to get here from Delhi, hence no tweets. Blackberry doesn’t work in Liberia either11:37 PM Sep 17th from web

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