Shashi Tharoor says ‘Profoundly saddened to learn of…’

Shashi Tharoor
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Shashi tells, Profoundly saddened to learn of the passing of Dr Joseph Mar Thoma Metropolitan, Primate of the Malankara MarThomas Syrian Christian Church. I was privileged to meet him& moved by his wisdom, compassion & humanity. May his soul rest in peace & his flock find solace in his legacy.

Shashi Tharoor is an Indian politician, writer and former international diplomat who has been serving as Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, since 2009. He was formerly Under-Secretary General of the United Nations and contested for the post of Secretary-General in 2006.He also serves as Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology and All India Professionals Congress.He formerly served as Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs (2014 to 2019). In 2019, Shashi Tharoor received the Sahitya Academy Award for his book An Era of Darkness in a non-fiction category in English language.

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