Kolkata, November 15, 2018: International Chamber of Business & Industry (ICBI) hosted an interesting talk show with the MP of Thiruvanthapuram and renowned Author, Dr. Shashi Tharoor, among other members on Saturday, 3rd November 2018 at Taj Bengal, Kolkata. The topic for the event was Bengal – Pre-Independence vs. Post-Independence’, the duration of which was 120mins. This session witnessed a full house where the attendees were not only focused on the discussion but were curious and enthusiastic as well. 

An author, politician, and former international civil servant, Dr. Shashi Tharoor straddles several worlds of experience. Currently, he is a second-term Lok Sabha MP representing the Thiruvananthapuram Constituency and Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs. Dr. Tharoor is also an award-winning author of works of both fiction as well as non-fiction.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Shashi Tharoor said, “It is a great honour and a privilege to be a part of such an exemplary organization like the International Chamber of Business & Industry. Traditionally, Bengal has been renowned for its cultural heritage and indigenous traditions. I’m delighted to be extending my knowledge and understanding of Bengal to such a distinguished audience of business leaders and contributing towards a worthwhile initiative.” 

Mahesh Kedia, Founder, ICBI said, “I am indeed delighted and wish to express my profound gratitude to Dr. Shashi Tharoor. His charismatic presence and high quality of work and knowledge in these focus areas, has really contributed to the success of this valuable talk show.”

Corporate Comm India(CCI Newswire)


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