Dr Shashi Tharoor, as we all know, is well travelled, well read and a great orator. He is also an acclaimed writer, having authored 16 bestselling works of fiction and non-fiction.
Prior to serving as a member of Parliament, he worked at the United Nations, rising to the rank of Under-Secretary General for Communications and Public Information at U.N. He finished second in the selection of Secretary General in 2006 to succeed Kofi Annan. Ban-Ki-Moon was selected to the position.
On a recent visit to Australia for Melbourne Writers Festivals 2017, Shashi Tharoor featured on ABC News Q&A with host Tony Jones on 4th September 2017 & other Panelists. One member of the audience asked him about the British rule in India. His answer is to the point. View it here.
Watch the video here:
The complete session may be viewed here