Dr. S Jaishankar is a well-known name in the field of diplomacy. He is currently serving as the Minister of External Affairs in the government of India. He has also served as the Indian ambassador to the United States and China.
Jaishankar was born in New Delhi in 1955. He did his schooling at St. Stephen's College, Delhi, and went on to do his graduation in History from Jawaharlal Nehru University. He then pursued his master's and doctorate in Political Science from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.
Jaishankar started his career as a diplomat in the Indian Foreign Service in 1977. He has served in various Indian missions including those in Czechoslovakia, the Soviet Union, and the United States. He has also served as the Indian High Commissioner to Singapore and Sri Lanka.
Jaishankar is known for his critical role in the India-US nuclear deal and also for his work on the India-China border issue. He is also credited with the successful conclusion of the Indo-US civilian nuclear agreement.
There is no doubt that Dr. Jaishankar is a very competent diplomat. However, there are some who are skeptical about his ability to handle the challenges that the Indian Foreign Ministry is currently facing. There are many challenges that the Indian Foreign Ministry is currently facing. These challenges include the relations with Pakistan, the situation in the Middle East, and the relations with China. Dr. Jaishankar will have to deal with all these challenges. He will also have to deal with the internal politics of the Ministry. The appointment of Dr. Jaishankar as the new Foreign Minister is a positive development. This is because he is a man who can get things done and who has the ability to take tough decisions.
Jaishankar is a recipient of many prestigious awards including the Padma Shri, the highest civilian award of India. He was also conferred with the Order of St. Michael and St. George by the British government in 2009.
Jaishankar is currently trending on social media because of his recent remarks on the situation in Kashmir. He has been quoted as saying that 'Kashmir is an integral part of India and it will always remain so.'
This statement has been widely criticized by the Opposition parties in India as well as by the people of Kashmir. The Opposition parties have accused Jaishankar of 'insensitivity' and 'ignorance' towards the people of Kashmir.
The people of Kashmir have also criticized Jaishankar's remarks and have demanded an apology from him.