Native of Bomai, Sopore Pushkar Dies 2 Days After Exposing Hubbys Love Affair with Pak Journo
NEW DELHI: Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Union minister Shashi Tharoor, has mysteriously found dead in New Delhis five-star hotel just a day on Friday (today) after revealing her husbands love-affair with a Pakistani journalist Mehr Tarar.
Sunanda Pushkar’s dead body was found at a room in Leela Hotel who allegedly exposed her husbands love affair with a Pakistani woman journalist, Mehr Tarar, yesterday via Twitter account hack.
Mr Tharoor is a former UN diplomat who was once touted as a future secretary general.
Shashi Tharoor, currently union human resources minister known as ‘Minister Twitter for his love of the social messaging site was left acutely embarrassed after the messages appeared on his feed
One message, which appeared to have been directly sent from Ms Tarar’s account, said: I love you, Shashi Tharoor. And I go while in love with you, irrevocably, irreversibly, hamesha [always]. Bleeding, but always your Mehr.
Mr Tharoor, 57, deleted the tweets, claiming his account had been hacked. But his wife, Sunanda Pushkar Tharoor, subsequently told two Indian newspapers that she had published the private messages between him and Ms Tarar.
They suggested to his more than two million followers that he was in the throes of a passionate affair with Mehr Tarar, a high profile journalist.
Pushkar had accused the 45-year-old Pakistani journalist Mehr Tarar of stalking her husband and trying to “break” her marriage when she was away for medical treatment.
Both Tharoor and Pushkar had married twice before.
Native of Bomai, Sopore, Pushkar graduated from the Government College for Women in Srinagar.
Prior to her marriage to Shashi Tharoor, She worked a sales director in a Dubai-based real estate company Tecom.In April 2010, she had to relinquish a stake in the Kochi IPLteam estimated at Rs 70 crore, when allegations of corruption against her then beau Shashi Tharoor (Union minister at the time) created a furore.
Her first husband was Sanjay Raina, a Kashmiri. After that marriage ended in a divorce, she married a Kerala businessman Sujith Menon who then died in a road accident in 1997. She has a 21-year-old son, Shiv Menon, from her second marriage.
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