Shashi Tharoor is an Indian diplomat and writer who has been known mostly for his having worked as an Indian diplomat at the United Nations. In 2006, he was the official candidate of India for the office of United Nations Secretary-General, and came second out of seven official candidates in the race. Tharoor served as the UN Under-Secretary General for Communications and Public Information between June 2002 and February 2007, during the term of Secretary-General Kofi Annan. He is an author, journalist, and fellow of the USC Center on Public Diplomacy. Tharoor is an Indian national, from the state of Kerala. Tharoor studied at Montfort School in Yercaud and Campion School in Mumbai, attended High School at St. Xavier�s Collegiate School in Kolkata and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from St. Stephen�s College, Delhi where he stood first in the University,
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My closing address at #NepalLitFest today &dialogue with @prashantktm (&the audience): http://t.co/Am7VnTptto
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Who is the most influential political leader in India?