While the debate over Tanmay Bhat's Snapchat video continues to prevail across all media platforms, Congress MP Dr Shashi Tharoor, probably the country's most active politician on social media, has posted his take on the row on Facebook.

Calling it his 'right to be obnoxious', Dr Tharoor has written out a Facebook post explaining that freedom of expression includes defending the right of people to say things you don't agree with or that you find obnoxious.

Here is what he wrote:

His post comes two days after he had tweeted that democracies shouldn't censor jokes, be it good or bad:

He was criticised for supporting Tanmay Bhat's views to which he had then clarified:

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