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Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor is an Indian politician and a former career international diplomat who is currently serving as Member of Parliament, Indian Lok Sabha from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala (the state that is host to the Congress). He is an acclaimed writer and is also the author of hundreds of columns and articles in publications such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, TIME, Newsweek. He also served as an Under-Secretary-General at the United Nations from 2001 to 2007.