Vikas Swarup Appointed Indian High Commissioner To Canada

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New Delhi: Senior Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer and noted novelist Vikas Swarup of Slumdog Millionaire-fame will be the India’s High Commissioner to Canada, government informed.

Swarup, currently working as Spokesperson in the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi, will replace Arun Kumar Sahu who is currently working as acting Indian High Commissioner to Canada.

Interestingly, the Hollywood movie Slumdog Millionaire which won eight Oscar’s was based on Swarup’s successful debut novel “Q&A”.