Abhishek Manu Singhvi

Abhishek Manu Singhvi (born 24 February 1959) is an Indian politician belonging to Indian National Congress party and is presently a Member of the Parliament of India representing Rajasthan in the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament. He is presently the spokesperson of the Congress party.

Abhishek Singhvi was born in Jodhpur, Rajasthan to Kamla and Laxmi Mall Singhvi, a renowned lawyer and India's former High Commissioner to the UK, who belonged to Bharatiya Janata Party.

He was educated at St. Columba's School (New Delhi), St. Stephen's College, Delhi University, Trinity College, University of Cambridge, U.K. and Harvard University, U.S.A. He completed his PhD under Sir William Wade of Cambridge University. The topic of his doctoral dissertation at Cambridge University was on Emergency Powers.

Abhishek Singhvi is one of the leading lawyers in India. He was one of the youngest designated Senior Advocates in the Supreme Court of India. He was a former Additional Solicitor General of India. He appeared in some of the most high-profile matters in the recent history. He writes a column, "Candid Corner", in the Hindustan Times.

He is the present spokesman of the Congress party. He is a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha.

Abhishek Singhvi is married to ghazal and sufi singer Anita Singhvi. They have two sons, Anubhav (born 1st Dec 1984) and Avishkar (born 12th Oct 1987)

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