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The House Of Tharoor

He moved out of the Taj, but his secretary was still lingering

The House Of Tharoor
Tribhuvan Tiwari
The House Of Tharoor
outlookindia.com
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Shashi Tharoor may have checked out of the Taj Mansingh and moved into the naval guest house. But his officer on special duty, Jacob Joseph, is still staying at the five-star hotel. Outlook caught up with him at 97, Lodhi Estate, the house allotted to Tharoor. It’s undergoing extensive renovation. Asked why he was still at the Taj, Joseph had this to offer: “I’m not staying at the hotel. I checked out long ago.” But when told that the receptionist had connected this correspondent to his room earlier in the day, Joseph had this explanation: “Maybe my wife booked some room I have to check on that.”

Shashi Tharoor OSDJoseph, with four others—two ministry officials and two volunteers—are at 97, Lodhi Estate to supervise the renovation. The flooring has to be changed: it will have a woodchip surface. The...

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