Abhishek Singhvi Wiki, Profile, Family Update.
Member's Name: Singhvi, Dr. Abhishek Manu
Constituency: West Bengal
Full name: Abhishek Manu Singhvi
Born/Date of Birthday: 24 February 1959
Place of Birth: Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
Political party: Indian National Congress
Educational Qualification: B.A. (Hons.), M.A., Ph.D., PIL Educated at St. Columba’s School, Delhi, St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University, Trinity College, University of Cambridge, U.K. and Harvard University, U.S.A. (only short summer programme)
Profession: Senior Advocate, Political and Social Worker
Marital Status: Married on 08 December 1982
Spouse's Name: Shrimati Anita Singhvi
Children: Avishkar Singhvi, Anubhav Singhvi
Parents: Late Dr. Laxmi Mall Singhvi, Shrimati Kamla Singhvi
Permanent Address: 473, Beriyo Ka Mohalla, Jodhpur, Rajasthan 342003 Tel.-
Official Website: drabhisheksinghvi.com
Abhishek Manu Singhvi (born 24 February 1959) is an Indian lawyer and politician. As politician, he is a member of the Indian National Congress (INC) and a current Member of the Parliament of India representing West Bengal in the Rajya Sabha, the Upper House of the Indian Parliament. He is also a spokesperson for the INC. He is one of the senior advocates of the Supreme Court of India.
Singhvi was born in a Marwari family. His father Laxmi Mall Singhvi was a scholar in Jain history and culture. He was a renowned lawyer and India's former High Commissioner to the UK. He was elected to Rajya Sabha (1998–2004). His mother's name is Kamla Singhvi.
He completed his school from St. Columba's School. He obtained B.A.(Hons.), M.A., PhD, PIL educated at St. Stephen's College, Trinity College, Cambridge and Harvard University. Singhvi completed his PhD under constitutional lawyer Sir William Wade of Cambridge University. The topic of his doctoral dissertation at Cambridge University was on Emergency Powers.
Singhvi is married to ghazal and Sufi singer Anita Singhvi. They have two sons.
Singhvi, at 37, became the youngest Additional Solicitor General of India, in 1997. He held the position for a year, until 1998.
2001 onwards National Spokesperson, Indian National Congress
April 2006 Elected to Rajya Sabha
Aug. 2006 – May 2009 and Aug. 2009 – July 2011 Member, Committee on Personnel, Public 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 onwards chairman, Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice Member, General Purposes Committee.
July 2012 onwards Spokesman Congress Party.
A tape featuring Singhvi, a married man, having sex with a lawyer in his office was circulated wherein he allegedly promised to get her appointed as a judge. He categorically denied any "wrongdoing" while temporarily quitting party posts. Singhvi later settled a deal out of court with his driver who allegedly admitted to recording and circulating the video.
Income Tax Fine
In 2014, he was fined ₹ 57 crore by the Income Tax Settlement Commission for failing to furnish documents supporting his claims of expenditure for running his office.
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