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Shashi Tharoor’s Oxford Speech Hailed by Both PM Modi and Twitter

Shashi Tharoor’s Oxford speech resonates across Twitter. The PM also praised him in front of Parliamentarians.

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Shashi Tharoor during his Oxford University speech. (Photo: YouTube/<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7CW7S0zxv4">OxfordUnion</a>)

Former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor’s speech at Oxford University about why the British owe restitution to India has gone viral. Not just that, it has received a thumbs-up from Prime Minister Narendra Modi just a day after Congress party chief Sonia Gandhi rebuked Tharoor.

Shashi-ji is an orator who says the right thing at the right place... sometimes, such things become a turning point.
– Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to Parliamentarians

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“Take a Bow, Mr Tharoor,” Say Twitterati

Apart from adding to the debate on colonial rule, the speech has also elicited enthusiastic reactions from the social media network. Many applauded him for the speech.

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