Three days after his resignation, a portal rallying around the beleaguered Shashi Tharoor has been deluged with over 12,000 pledges of support.
The messages included one from someone claiming to be former UN chief Kofi Annan.
'Hi 1.2 billion+ people of India. If you think you live in a democratic country, then you are 100% wrong,' wrote someone introducing himself as Annan in a message posted at http://supporttharoor.org, a portal that was launched to garner support for the beleaguered minister a day before he resigned.
'You vote for the election once in 5 years. And for 5 years the country belongs to your politicians. They enjoy for 5 years. So if you think India is democratic, think again,' Annan writes.
Full report here Sify