Dr Shashi Tharoor
Indian National Congress

Indian National Congress

Dr Shashi Tharoor

Member: Lok Sabha

Constituency: Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala)

Father's Name:
Chandran Tharoor Chandran Tharoor
Mother's Name:
Lily Tharoor
Date of Birth:
Number of Son:
Educational Qualification:
BA (Hons), MA, MAL.D, PhD, D.Litt (Honorary), Dr Honoris Causa Educated at St Stephen`s College, Delhi University, New Delhi and Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, U.S.A.
Permanent Address:
Apt. Gj, Condor Marigold, Bhakthy Vilasam RD.Vazhuthacaud, Thiruvananthapuram-695014 Kerala
Local Address:
97, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi - 110 003
Social Activities:
Columnist and Writer, Indian and International Publications; served as Contributing Editor and Occasional columnist, Newsweek International; and , Public Speaker on Indian and Global Issues.
Special Interests:
International Affairs, Literature, Cricket, Theatre, The United Nations, Human Rights; and served The United Nations for 29 year career(1978-2007)
Cricket, reading, writing, theatre, movies and media
Sports/Club Activities:
Chairman , City Cricketers, Thiruvananthapuram; , India International Centre; and , Kerala International Centre; and Captained, Ministry of External Affairs Cricket team, 2009-10
Countries Visited:
Widely travelled
Other Info:
Under-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 Board of Overseers, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, the board of trustees of the Aspen Institute; , Advisory Boards of the Indo-American Arts Council, the American
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