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About Mani Shankar Aiyar

Full Name Shri Mani Shankar Aiyar
Elected fromNominated
DOB April 10, 1941
Place of Birth Lahore (now in Pakistan)
Political PartyIndian National Congress
Father's NameLate Shri V. Sankar Aiyar
Mother's NameLate Shrimati S. Bhagyalakshmi
Delhi Address12, Safdarjung Lane, New Delhi. 110011
Telephone No.23795402
Permanent Address12,Avaiyambalpuram, Mayiladuturai 709001
Marital StatusMarried on 14 January 1973
SpouseShrimati Suneet Mani Aiyar
ChildrenThree daughters
EducationSenior Cambridge, B.A. (Hons.) in Economics, (standing first in the University), M.A. (Economics) Educated at Doon School, Dehradun, St. Stephens College, University of Delhi, Trinity Hall, Cambridge University, U.K. D.Sc. (Honoris Causa) by Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, Honorary Fellow, Trinity Hall, Cambridge University, U.K., 2010
Profession before joining politics Diplomat, Journalist/Writer, Political and Social Worker
Positions Held(i) Remembering Rajiv, Rupa, 1992, (ii) In Rajivs Footsteps: One Year in Parliament, Konark, 1993, (iii) Mani Shankar Aiyars Pakistan Papers, UBSPD, 1994, (iv) Knickerwallahs, Silly-Billies and Other Curious Creatures, UBSPD, 1995, (v) Rajiv Gandhis India (in 4 volumes) (ed.), UBSPD, 1997, (vi) Confessions of a Secular Fundamentalist, Penguin India, 2004 and (vii) A Time of Transition : Rajiv Gandhi to the 21st Century, Penguin India, 2009
Term22/03/2010 to 21/03/2016
Member ofRajya Sabha
Shri Mani Shankar Aiyar

Last Updated on 30 April, 2017.

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