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Dr. Shashi Tharoor

State:  Kerala
Constituency:  Thiruvananthapuram
Party:  Indian National Congress
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AGE
63
TERM
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OATH AS MP
17 Jun 2019
CURRENT POSITION
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Father's NameShri Chandran Tharoor
Mother's NameSmt. Lily Tharoor
Date of Birth09-Mar-56
Place of BirthLondon (England)
Marital StatusWidower
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No. of Sons 2
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EducationalB.A. (Hons), M.A., M.A.L.D, Ph.D., D.Litt (Honorary), Dr. Honoris CausaEducated at St Stephen`s College, Delhi University, New Delhi and Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, U.S.A.
ProfessionDiplomat Writer, International Civil Servant
Permanent AddressApt. Gj, Condor Marigold,Bhakthy Vilasam RD.Vazhuthacaud, Thiruvananthapuram-695014 Kerala
Tels :(0471) 2324555, Fax : (0471) 2324666
Present Address97, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi - 110 003 Tels. : (011) 24644035, 24644383 Fax : (011) 24654158
Books PublishedNon Fictions (i) Shadows Across The Playing Field: 60 Years Of India-Pakistan Cricket (2009) with Shaharyar Khan; (ii) India: From Midnight to the Millennium(1997); (iii) Reasons of State(1981), A study of Indian foreign Policy making; (iv) Nehru: The Invention of India (2003), a biography of India`s first Prime Minister; a collection of literary essays; (v) Bookless in Baghdad(2005), an essay collection; (vi) The Elephant, The Tiger and the Cellphone: Reflections on India in the 21st Century(2007); (vii) Pax Indica: India and the World of the 21st Century (2012); (viii) India: The Future is Now (edited)(2013); (ix) India Shastra : Reflections on the Nation in our time (2015) Fictions: (ix) The Great Indian Novel (1989) (x) Show Business (1992) which received a front page accolade in the `New York Times` Book Review and has since been made into a motion picture, "Bollywood"; (xi) The Five-Dollar Smile (1990) a collection of short stories; and (xii) Riot(2001). Illustrated books (i)India (2008), a photo book in collaboration with photographer Ferrante Ferranti; and (ii)Kerala: God`s Own Country (2002), with text by Shashi Tharoor and paintings by the renowned M.F. Husain; also translated in French, German, Italian, Malayalam, Marathi, Polish, Romanian, Russian and Spanish
Literary, Artistic & Scientific AccomplishmentsWinner (i) A Commonwealth Writers Prize, 1991 and other literary and Journalistic awards; and (ii) A Pravasi Bharatiya Samman, 2004; Named Global Leader of Tomorrow at World Economic Forum (WEF), Davos, Switzerland, 1998; awarded (i) Robert B. Stewart Prize for the Best Student, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University; (ii) An honorary D.Litt.,University of Puget Sound; and (iii) Doctorate Honoris Causa, University of Bucharest, Romania; first Editor, Fletcher Forum of International Affairs, Fletcher
Social & Cultural ActivitiesColumnist and Writer, Indian and International Publications; served as (i) Contributing Editor and Occasional columnist, Newsweek International; and (ii) Public Speaker on Indian and Global Issues.
Special InterestsInternational Affairs, Literature, Cricket, Theatre, The United Nations, Human Rights; and served The United Nations for 29 year career(1978-2007)
Favourite Pastime & RecreationCricket, reading, writing, theatre, movies and media
Sports & ClubsChairman, (i) City Cricketers, Thiruvananthapuram; (ii) India International Centre; and (iii) Kerala International Centre; and Captained, Ministry of External Affairs Cricket team, 2009-10
Countries VisitedWidely travelled
Other InformationUnder-Secretary-General, Communications and Public Information, U.N., 2001-2007; Executive Assistant, Secretary General, U.N.,1997-2000; Special Asst.,USA/UN for peacekeeping, 1989-1996; Deputy Chief, Secretariat, UNCHR, 1985-89; Head, Singapore Office, UNHCR, 1981-84; and Public Information Officer, UNHCR, 1978-81;served
(i) Board of Overseers, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, the board of trustees of the Aspen Institute;
(ii) Advisory Boards of the Indo-American Arts Council, the American India Foundation, the World Policy Journal, the Virtue foundation and the human rights organization `Breakthrough`;appointed an International Adviser to the International Committee of the Red Cross, Geneva, 2008-11; Fellow, New York Institute of the Humanities and the Patron of the Dubai Modern School; Awards
(i) The Pride of India Award, the Zakir Husain Memorial Foundation, Nagpur; and
(ii) The Hakim Khan Sur Award for National Integration, presented by Maharana of Udaipur; Member, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, 2010-12.
CONSTITUENCY ADDRESS :
Apt. Gj, Condor Marigold, Bhakthy Vilasam RD.Vazhuthacaud,,Thiruvananthapuram-695014, Kerala

DELHI ADDRESS :
97, Lodhi Estate,, New Delhi - 110 003

BIRTH DAY
09 Mar 1956
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