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DR. ABHISHEK MANU SINGHVI, MP
[ Indian National Congress-Rajasthan ]

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Father's Name : Dr. Laxmi Mall Singhvi
Mother's Name : Shrimati Kamla Singhvi
Date of Birth : 1959-02-24
Place of Birth : Jodhpur (Rajasthan)
Marital Status : Married
Spouse's Name : Shrimati Anita Singhvi
Children : Two Sons
Educational Qualifications : B.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 : Senior Advocate, Political and Social Worker
Permanent Address : 473, Beriyo Ka Mohalla, Jodhpur, Rajasthan
Present Address : A-129, Neeti Bagh, New Delhi 110049 Telephone : 26515599, 26510344, 26510343,26968253, 26968254, Mobile: 9810027705
Email Address : a.singhvi@sansad.nic.in
Freedom Fighter : No
Positions Held :  
1997-98 Additional Solicitor General of India April 2006 Elected to Rajya Sabha Aug. 2006 onwards Member, Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice 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 onwards Member, Committee of Privileges Aug. 2007 onwards Member, Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice
Books Published :  
Writes a popular column, Candid Corner in the Hindustan Times; his columns have been published in a book form as Candid Corner: Reflections of Abhishek Singhvi, 2006 with a Foreword by the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh and also released by him; fortnightly columnist, earlier in Indya.com, The Pioneer and now in the Hindustan Times; also a monthly 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 (under publication)
Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests : 
Writer, commentator and a popular media face in both visual and print media; has done innumerable talk shows and interactive sessions in English and Hindi on almost all television channels and all leading print publications; has written in several legal and non-legal journals; office bearer in several legal, social and cultural organizations; constitutional and administrative law, corporate law, commercial law and international commercial arbitrations are special areas of his interest
Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and Recreation : 
Badminton, cricket, table tennis, chess; Member, (i) India International Centre, (ii) India Habitat Centre, (iii) Siri Fort Sports Club, (iv) Qutub Sports Complex, (v) Delhi Golf Club and (vi) Niti Bagh Club; reading, swimming, movies and music
Countries Visited :  
U.S.A., U.K., Canada, New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland, Mauritius, erstwhile Czechoslovakia, Austria, Thailand; all S.A.A.R.C. countries, Japan, Iran, Italy, Germany, France, Benelux countries (The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg), Spain, Singapore, Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Finland, Denmark and Sweden
Other Information :  
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