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Shashi Tharoor to receive Chevalier Honour, France’s highest civilian award

NEW DELHI: Former United Nations Under-Secretary General and Thiruvananthapuram Member of Parliament Shashi Tharoor has been honoured with Chevalier. The French government is honouring Mr Tharoor with its highest civilian honour, ‘Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur’, for his writings and speeches.

The Ambassador of France to India wrote to Shashi Tharoor informing him about the honour he has received. The honour will be conferred on him during the visit of French ministers to India.

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