Tharoor demands thorough inquiry into 'IPL-Gate'

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New Delhi, Apr 24 (ANI): Reacting for the first time after his exit from the Union Cabinet, former Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor on Saturday said he was looking forward to a thorough inquiry into the 'IPL-Gate.'

Making his comment on the twitter, Tharoor said his resignation would be worthwhile only when it leads to reforms.

"Looking forward to thorough inquiry into the IPL. If my resignation leads to real reform, it will be worthwhile. Our cricket shld (should) be clean," he said.

Tharoor posted new tweet on Saturday early morning.

He also thanked his supporters for standing with him during a difficult time.

Tharoor who was regular on twitter and has lakhs of followers on the social networking site, went silent after he was struck in the IPL-Gate last week.

"It's been a rough week...Overwhelmed by the support I've been receiving.........Thank u (you) all," Tharoor's commented.

After his resignation, Tharoor has received overwhelming support in social networking sites.

Meanwhile, on Friday night almost all top brass of the Board of Cricket Control in India stayed away from the IPL awards ceremony distancing themselves from IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi, who is at the centre of controversies. (ANI)

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