A former international diplomat, Shashi Tharoor is a senior Congress Leader from Kerala. Tharoor now serves as the MP of Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala. He's won two consecutive elections in this region as the member of INC. He was also inducted into UPA government cabinet under Manmohan Singh's administration. Born in London in 1956, Dr. Tharoor was educated in India and the United States, completing a PhD in 1978 at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. During a prior career at the United Nations, he served as a peacekeeper, refugee worker, and administrator, serving as Under-Secretary-General during Kofi Annan's leadership of the organisation.
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