Tharoor was sitting on weighing scales at a temple, when it collapsed injuring his head.
Mumbai: Congress candidate from Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha constituency Shashi Tharoor was injured on Monday.
According to news agency ANI, he suffered injuries on his head and has received 6 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 as donation.
Later, the Congress leader was rushed to a hospital and doctors said his condition was stable.