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This evening a curious set of tweets by the normally diplomatic Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor caught the attention of Twitterati and the minister later clarified that his Twitter account has been hacked.All the tweets were bizarrely enough directed at Pakistani Columnist Mehr Tarar, who was understandably surprised by the sudden attention from the ministerAfter a set of bizarre tweets, Tharoor tweeted: Sorry folks, my @Twitter account has been hacked & will be temporarily deactivated. Bear with me while we solve this.— Shashi Tharoor (@ShashiTharoor) January 15, 2014Here are the tweets that emerged from the minister's account that had many RT'ing it and gave him many more followers:@mehrtarar I love you, Shashi Tharoor. And I go while in love with you, irrevocably, irreversibly, hamesha. Bleeding, but always your Mehr,@mehrtarar sadly my wife @sptvrock who gave up everything for me found out about my affair with u MehrShashi. I'm not crying any more. I'm not falling to pieces. I'm more lucid than ever. How little I knew you became visible to me.@mehrtarar@mehartarar says if you don't end me the bbms by the time I wake up, I will get your message loud and louder. That is @sptvrock 's bbmsYou unfollowed me. You don't RT me and you don't answer me on twitter. I can live with your favourites. I have your personal validationhave your personal validation of my words, I don't need any public one. For that I will wait until we are together publically really mehrMeanwhile the Pakistani columnist was understanably perturbed over the tweets and replied:Okay. What's going on? Who's tweeting to me? I had an 'affair' with Shashi Tharoor and he's tweeting to me??? How does that work?— Mehr Tarar (@MehrTarar) January 15, 2014I know Shashi T& respect him greatly. Hv tweeted/written abt it openly.Feel awful abt wht's being tweeted. Maybe @TwitterIndia shld check?— Mehr Tarar (@MehrTarar) January 15, 2014Here's a screengrab of the tweets from the account:

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