Mr Shashi Tharoor and wife Ms Sunanda Pushkar didn’t have a very pleasant start to their honeymoon that takes them to Dubai and Spain. While their flight took off from here at 5 am on Tuesday, it returned within half an hour due to a technical snag.
The Emirates Airline flight to Dubai was scheduled for 4.35 am but took off after a 25-minute delay at 5 am, airport sources said.
The plane, however, returned to the airport at 6 am due to a technical snag. Their flight has been rescheduled for the afternoon, the sources added.
The Congress MP from Thiruvananthapuram married long-time friend Sunday at his 200-year-old ancestral home near Palakkad in a traditional Kerala Hindu ceremony.
The wedding is the third for both Tharoor, 54, and Dubai-based Pushkar, a Kashmiri.
The couple are headed to Dubai for a reception and move on to Spain for a short honeymoon.(IANS)