About Dr. Shashi Tharoor
Dr. Shashi Tharoor is a well-known figure in Indian politics, literature, and international diplomacy. He is currently serving his third term as Member of Parliament for the Thiruvananthapuram constituency in the Lok Sabha.
Prior to his career in politics, Dr. Tharoor spent nearly three decades working as a diplomat at the United Nations, where he held a variety of roles, including peacekeeper, refugee worker, and administrator at the highest levels. He served as Under-Secretary-General under Kofi Annan's leadership of the organization.
In addition to his political and diplomatic career, Dr. Tharoor is also a respected author, having written 19 books since 1981, many of which focus on India's history, culture, film, politics, society, and foreign policy.