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Inder Kumar Gujral



Inder Kumar Gujral

Inder Kumar Gujral was India’s Prime Minister from 1997 to 1998. He served as Minister of External Affairs (1989-1990 and 1996-1997), Minister in charge of several portfolios from 1967 to 1976, and Ambassador to the USSR from 1976 to 1980. Chancellor of Vishva Bharati University (1997-99), he is presently Chancellor of Maulana Azad National Urdu University. He was also leader of the Indian delegation to the U.N. in 1990, 1997 and 1998, member of the Indian delegation to the U.N. session on environment in Stockholm in 1972, alternate leader of the Indian delegation to the UNESCO sessions in 1970, 1972 and 1974. He has served as a special envoy to several nations in Africa, and to Bulgaria and was the accompanying Minister to President of India during state visits to Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Egypt and Sudan.

Honours:

D.Litt. St. Rose College, Albani, New York
D.Litt Soka University, Tokyo (Japan)
D.Litt University of Punjab (Chandigarh)
Ph.D. The Jamia Urdu (Aligarh)
Ph.D Guru Nanak Dev University (Amritsar)

"Order of Friendship" Award by President of Russia, St. Andrew International Award-Dialogue of Civilization, Russia and "Maharaja Ranjit Singh" Award by Punjabi University, Patiala.

Authored (i) "A Foreign Policy for India" and
(ii) Continuity and Change: India’s Foreign Policy .

Address : 5, Janpath, New Delhi [India]
Tel No.011-23014300/2379 4433
Fax 2379 4444
E-Mail: gujralik[at]sansad.nic.in

 

 
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