Amb. K V Bhagirath
Ambassador K V Bhagirath is the Secretary General of Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) with effect from January 1st, 2012.
He is a student of History from St. Stephens College, Delhi University and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Ambassador Bhagirath is from the Indian Foreign Service, which he joined in 1979. In his diplomatic career spanning over three decades, he has undertaken assignments in the Middle East, Latin America, Europe and Africa. He was posted in Damascus, Syria from l981 to 1983; in Havana, Cuba from 1989 to 1993; in London, United Kingdom from 1993 to 1997; in Mauritius from 1997 to 2001; in New Delhi from 2001 to 2004; in Paris from 2004 to 2007; and in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania from 2007 to 2011.
His spouse, Mrs. Hemalata Bhagirath, is also from the Indian Foreign Service and they have a daughter and a son.
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