Shashi Tharoor Appointed As Parliamentary Chemicals and Fertilizers Chairperson
Indian National Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has been appointed as chairperson of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Chemicals and Fertilizers. On October 12, the Lok Sabha Secretariat issued a notification in this regard, after the Congress leadership suggested his name. The recommendation came at a time when the diplomat-turned-politician is contesting the Congress presidential election against his party colleague Mallikarjun Kharge. The Prez poll is scheduled on October 17.