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Abhishek Manu Singhvi Biography



About Abhishek Manu Singhvi

Full Name Dr. Abhishek Manu Singhvi
Elected fromRajasthan
DOB February 24, 1959
Place of Birth Jodhpur (Rajasthan)
Political PartyIndian National Congress
Father's NameDr. Laxmi Mall Singhvi
Mother's NameShrimati Kamla Singhvi
Delhi AddressA-129, Neeti Bagh, New Delhi - 110049
Telephone No.24351343, 26515599,
Permanent Address473, Beriyo Ka Mohalla, Jodhpur, Rajasthan
Marital StatusMarried on 08/12/1982
SpouseShrimati Anita Singhvi
ChildrenTwo sons
EducationB.A.(Hons.), M.A., Ph.D., PIL Educated at St. Columbas School, Delhi, St. Stephens College, Delhi University, Trinity College, University of Cambridge, U.K. and Havard University, U.S.A.
Profession before joining politics Senior Advocate, Political and Social Worker
Positions Held1997-98 Additional Solicitor General of India 2001 - April 2012 National Spokesperson, Congress Party April 2006 Elected to Rajya Sabha Aug. 2006 - May 2009, Member, Committee on Personnel, Public Aug. 2009-Aug. 2011 and April 2012 onwards Grievances, Law and Justice Aug. 2006 - Aug. 2007 Member, Joint Committee on Offices of Profit Member, Joint Committee to examine the Constitutional and Legal position relating to Office of Profit Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Urban Development Sept. 2006 - Sept. 2010 Member, Committee of Privileges July 2010 onwards Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of External Affairs July 2011-April 2012 Member, General Purposes Committee Aug. 2011-April 2012 Chairman, Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice April 2012 Re-elected to Rajya Sabha
Book(s) PublishedWrites a popular fortnightly column, Sub-Verse, in the Times of India, an English daily; wrote a popular fortnightly column, Candid Corner in the Hindustan Times for five years till 2008; his columns have been published in a book form as Candid Corner: Reflections of Abhishek Singhvi, with a Foreword by the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh and also released by him in March 2006; fortnightly columnist, earlier in Indya.comand The Pioneer; also an occasional columnist in Indias largest Hindi daily, Dainik Bhaskar; has written several articles in leading magazines and periodicals; Collection of Legal Writings (under publication) and Emergency Powers: A Comparative Study (unpublished Ph.D.)and Indian Civil Justice System Reform (Co-author) 1997-98 (Vol. 30:1) New York Journal of International Law and Politics, pp. 1-78
Term03/04/2012 to 02/04/2018
Member ofRajya Sabha
Dr. Abhishek Manu Singhvi


Last Updated on 17 December, 2017.


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