Taranjit Singh Sandhu takes charge as Indian envoy to US

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Diplomat Taranjit Singh Sandhu assumed charge as the Indian Ambassador to the United States.

Taranjit Singh Sandhu
Taranjit Singh Sandhu

Washington DC: Diplomat Taranjit Singh Sandhu on Monday (local time) assumed charge as the Indian Ambassador to the United States.

Sandhu received a warm welcome from Deputy Chief of Mission Amit Kumar and other officials.

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Sandhu has replaced Harsh Vardhan Shringla, the newly-appointed Foreign Secretary.

Sandhu had served in the Indian Mission here twice earlier. He was Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of India in Washington DC from July 2013 to January 2017.

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Earlier, he was First Secretary (Political) at the Embassy of India, Washington DC responsible for liaison with the US Congress from 1997 to 2000. (ANI)













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