Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, who arrived in Raipur to address the Professional Congress gathering, opined that people from all walks of life need to join in politics.
He said that professionals are welcomed anywhere and this is the reason why Professional Congress has been instituted.
He said that the ideas of the professional congress needs to be heard and taken seriously by the political parties.
He noted that in short duration of six to seven months of formation itself, the Congress has been able to open up 45 chapters of the outfit in 20 states.
The professional congress is precisely aimed at allowing political platform to the experts from different fields.
On the question that Congress disrupted the Parliament session, Shashi Tharoor rubbished such allegations.
He said that the disturbances in the Parliament appears to be government sponsored.
It is the ruling party that did not want debate and thus resorted to creating such disturbances.
On the proposed upwas (fast) of the BJP, Shashi Tharoor said that he is food enthusiast and thus would love to eat.
He said that BJP needs to do fasting because the Prime Minister had been asserting that he would neither ‘eat’ nor he would allow others to ‘eat’.>