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Shashi Tharoor falls while performing ritual; receives ten stitches on head

Congress leader and Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor on Monday suffered head injuries while performing ‘thulabharam’ ritual at a temple.According to party sources, Tharoor who is aiming for a hat-trick from Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha constituency sustained injuries on his head, which required six stitches. He also suffered a minor leg injury after the hook of the weighing scale came off and hit his head, they added. ‘Thulabharam’ is a Hindu ritual in which a person is weighed against a commodity such as flowers, grains, fruits and similar articles in temples and the equal value or quantity is offered a donation. Monday being the Malayalam new year day (‘Vishu’), Tharoor performed the ritual at a Devi temple in the morning before embarking on his poll campaign.

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