Mr. Shashi Tharoor tells, RT @Tharoorians: My father recounts walking 8 KMs a day to high school . Dr. #ShashiTharoor speaks about his fascination for words, which h…
My father recounts walking 8 KMs a day to high school . Dr. #ShashiTharoor speaks about his fascination for words, which he inherited from his father Chandran, with whom, when he was young, he would play a variety of challenging word games. https://t.co/3cLRUcFOPB pic.twitter.com/8Mpa4np5u7
— Tharoorians (@Tharoorians) October 13, 2020
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.