SM Krishana refuses to leave 5-star suite
New Delhi, Sep 8: According to reports, external affairs minister, SM Krishna has refused to move out of the 5-star hotel room on Finance Minister, Pranab Mukherjee's request.
"I won't move out till the government house is finalised," Mr Krishna said adding that he cannot leave the suite until he makes other alternate arrangements.
Also responding to the Finance Minister's advice which comes as a part of the government's austerity drive, Shashi Tharoor tweets, "I would be ashamed if I was spending the people's money. But I'm not - I'm spending my own savings."
Earlier in the day, the finance minister asked two ministers of Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) including SM Krishna and his junior Shashi Tharoor to give up 5-star comforts and move into government accommodation.