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India's Ambassador to U.S. to Lecture at Law School

Meera Shankar to Speak on Democracy and Pluralism in India

Public Affairs, 212-854-2650
 
New York, March 29, 2010Meera Shankar, the Indian Ambassador to the U.S., will present a lecture on democracy and pluralism in India at Columbia Law School on April. 1.
 
Ambassador Shankar, who has been in her current post for almost a year, was previously India’s ambassador to Germany. She has been in India’s Foreign Service since 1973.
 
Who: Meera Shankar, Indian Ambassador to the U.S.
 
What: Lecture entitled “Democracy and Pluralism in India.” A reception will follow.
 
When: April 1, 5-6:00 p.m.
 
Where: Columbia Law School, Jerome Greene Hall Annex (enter through gate on West 116th St., between Amsterdam Avenue and Morningside Drive, and follow signs).
 
Seating is limited. Media wishing to cover this event should contact the Law School’s Public Affairs Office at 212-854-2650.
 
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