Kolkata, Aug. 13 -- A Kolkata High Court on Tuesday issued an arrest warrant against senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor for his "Hindu Pakistan" remark in July last year.

Based on a case filed by Advocate Sumeet Chowdhary, a Metropolitan Magistrate court in Kolkata issued the arrest warrant against Tharoor, who is a lawmaker from Thiruvananthapuram.

In July last year, Tharoor had made the comment while giving his lecture on the "Threats faced by Indian Democracy and Secularism" on Wednesday.

The Congress leader allegedly said: ".......if they (BJP) are able to win a repeat of their current strength in the Lok Sabha, then frankly our democratic constitution as we understand will not survive because they will have all the three elemen...