T. S. Tirumurti
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T. S. Tirumurti
T. S. Tirumurti
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Secretary (Economic Relations), Ministry of External Affairs, India

5 February 2018[1]
Vijay Keshav Gokhale[2]
Indian High Commissioner to Malaysia[4]

20 December 2013[3] - 4 February 2018
Vijay Keshav Gokhale[5]
Mridul Kumar[6]
1st Representative of India to the State of Palestine[7]

1996-1998
Position established
P. Harish
Personal details
Born (1962-03-07) 7 March 1962 (age 57)[1]
NationalityIndian
Spouse(s)Gowri Tirumurti[1]
OccupationDiplomat IFS

T. S. Tirumurti; born 7 March 1962[8][1] is an Indian diplomat who belongs to the Indian Foreign Service. He is currently the Secretary (Economic Relations) in the Ministry of External Affairs, India. Tirurmurti is also an author.[9]

Personal life

Tirumurti was born in Chennai.[10] He is a Bachelor of Commerce and also holds a degree in Law.[1] He is married to Gowri Tirumurti and they have two children- a daughter and a son.[1]

Tirumurti's wife Gowri is the daughter of the retired tennis player Ramanathan Krishnan.[11][12] Gowri was the Indian National Juniors Champion in 1982.[12] Their daughter Bhavani Tirumurti is also a tennis player.[13]

Career

T. S. Tirumurti joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1985. He served in Indian diplomatic missions in Cairo, Geneva, Gaza, Washington, D.C. and Jakarta. He was served at the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India in New Delhi as Under Secretary (Bhutan), Director (Foreign Secretary's Office), Joint Secretary (Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Maldives) as well as Joint Secretary (United Nations Economic and Social).[1]

Tirumurti was the first Representative of India to the State of Palestine.[14][15][7] He was also the Deputy Chief of Mission in Jakarta and the Indian High Commissioner to Malaysia.[1]

Books authored

Tirumurti has authored the following books-

  • Kissing the Heavens: The Kailash - Manasarovar Yatra (1999)[16]
  • Clive Avenue (2002)[17]
  • Chennaivaasi (2012)[18]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "MEA - About MEA : Profiles : Secretary (ER)". 20 February 2018. Archived from the original on 20 February 2018.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  2. ^ http://www.news18.com/news/india/diplomat-t-s-tirumurti-appointed-economic-relations-secretary-1624193.html
  3. ^ "Welcome to High Commission of India, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)". 20 February 2018. Archived from the original on 20 February 2018.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  4. ^ "Vijay Gokhale, T S Tirumurti rise on Malaysia experience - Times of India".
  5. ^ "Know Your Diplomat: India's new ambassador to Germany Vijay Keshav Gokhale". www.babusofindia.com.
  6. ^ https://indianmandarins.com/mridul-kumar-is-next-hc-of-india-to-malaysia/
  7. ^ a b "Welcome to Representative Office of India, Ramallah, Palestine". www.roiramallah.org.
  8. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20180422070724/https://mea.gov.in/writereaddata/images/Civi_List_27-7-12.pdf
  9. ^ https://harpercollins.co.in/author-details/t-s-tirumurti/
  10. ^ "HarperCollinsPublishers India - T.S. Tirumurti". 20 February 2018. Archived from the original on 20 February 2018.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  11. ^ "Ramanathan Krishnan". prtraveller.blogspot.in.
  12. ^ a b Frederick, Prince (25 April 2014). "How the Krishnans brought Wimbledon home" – via www.thehindu.com.
  13. ^ "College Tennis Teams - University of Denver - Team Roster - Bhavani Tirumurti". www.collegetennisonline.com.
  14. ^ http://shodhganga.inflibnet.ac.in/bitstream/10603/63602/12/12_chapter%204.pdf
  15. ^ "The Telegraph - Calcutta : Opinion". www.telegraphindia.com.
  16. ^ "Book review: T.S. Tirumurti's 'Kissing The Heavens'". India Today. 31 May 1999.
  17. ^ thtyp. "The Hindu : Life on Clive Avenue". www.thehindu.com.
  18. ^ "Tirumurti's 'Chennaivaasi' is a charming read".

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