Shashi Tharoor tweets ‘Fascinating article on the connections…’

Shashi Tharoor
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Shashi Tharoor has tweeted, Fascinating article on the connections between the Battle of Plassey and the modern Durga Pujo of Bengal: https://t.co/seRIYXrquB
How the “invention of tradition” is also wrapped up in colonial history!


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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