DR. ABHISHEK MANU SINGHV
HON’BLE MEMBER OF RAJYA SABHA & SENIOR ADVOCATE, SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Dr. Abhishek Manu Singhvi is a prominent Indian politician affiliated with the Indian National Congress party. Born on February 24, 1959, he serves as a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament, representing Rajasthan. He previously held the position of spokesperson for the Congress party but resigned from this role in 2012 due to allegations of personal indiscretion.
Beyond his political career, Dr. Singhvi is a multifaceted individual, renowned as a jurist, parliamentarian, visible media personality, columnist, author, and commentator. He is known for his significant contributions to India’s legal field, having been the youngest designated Senior Advocate of the Supreme Court at the age of 34 and the youngest Additional Solicitor General of India at 37. He is also a former Vice President of the Supreme Court Bar Association.
Dr. Singhvi’s educational background is impressive, having studied at prestigious institutions like St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University, Trinity College at the University of Cambridge in the UK, and Harvard University in the USA. He holds multiple degrees, including a Ph.D., and has lectured at several prominent universities and international conferences.
His professional interests encompass constitutional law, administrative law, corporate law, commercial law, and international commercial arbitrations. He has been involved in various bilateral legal forums, including the Indo-British, Indo-US, Indo-Canadian, and Indo-Israeli ones.
In addition to his legal career, Dr. Singhvi has been actively engaged in Indian politics. Notably, he has supported the Lokpal Bill, emphasizing the importance of checks and balances in fighting corruption. His lectures and contributions to academic journals reflect his commitment to both legal and political issues.
With an impressive and diverse background spanning law, politics, and academia, Dr. Abhishek Manu Singhvi has made substantial contributions to various facets of Indian public life.