Everyone wants to know who is Sneha Dubey is, the Indian IFS officer who gave a befitting reply to Pakistan at UNGA.
Sneha Dubey is a 2012 batch IFS officer who completed her education after achieving her MPhil from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), India’s First Secretary at UNGA, who slammed Pakistan from the world forum on Saturday.
This came after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan raked up the Kashmir issue in his address to the UN General Assembly.
She called Pakistan an “arsonist” disguising itself as a “fire-fighter” and the entire world has suffered because of its policies.
“We exercise our Right of Reply to one more attempt by the leader of Pakistan to tarnish the image of this august forum by bringing in matters internal to my country, and going so far as to spew falsehoods on the world stage,” First Secretary Sneha Dubey said in the UN General Assembly on Friday.
“While such statements deserve our collective contempt and sympathy for the mindset of the person who utters falsehood repeatedly, I am taking the floor to set the record straight,” the young Indian diplomat said, hitting out at Imran Khan at the 76th session of the UNGA.
Who is Sneha Dubey?
She did her schooling in Goa, studied at Pune Fergusson College for higher studies before completing MPhil in International Studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in Delhi.
Sneha Dubey is an Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer of the 2012 batch. She cleared the civil services examination in her first attempt in 2011, fulfilling her childhood dream of becoming an IFS officer.
Sneha Dubey got her first appointment in the Ministry of External Affairs and was India’s third secretary at Madrid before being posted to the United Nations in 2014.
She loves traveling and is the first person in her family to be working as a government servant.
Dubey’s father works in a multinational firm, while her mother is a school teacher.
Her fiery speech at the UN garnered great attention in India with thousands of Indians suddenly Googling about her.