Shri Manish Tewari Member of Parliament (MP) from Ludhiana (Punjab) Biodata

Name of Member: Shri Manish Tewari

Political Party: Indian National Congress

Constituency & State: Ludhiana (Punjab)

Lok Sabha Experience: 15


Fifteenth Lok Sabha


Members Bioprofile
Tewari, Shri Manish
Constituency   : Ludhiana (Punjab)
Party Name     : Indian National Congress (INC)
Email Address : 1[DOT] manishtewari[AT]hotmail[DOT]com
Father’s Name Late Dr. (Shri) Vishwanath Tewari, Ex. M.P
Mother’s Name Dr. (Mrs.) Amrit Kaur
Date of Birth 08 Dec 1965
Place of Birth Chandigarh
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 12 Mar 1996
Spouse’s Name Mrs. Naaznin B. Shafa
No.of Daughters 1
B.A. (Hons.) Economics, LL.B.
Educated at Punjab University, Chandigarh and University of Delhi, Delhi
Profession Advocate
Permanent Address
228 – A, Sarabha Nagar, Pakhowal Road,
Ludhiana – 141 003
Tels. (0161) 2450009
Fax: (0161) 2451009
Present Address
C – I/3, Lodhi Garden,
New Delhi – 110 003
Tels. (011) 24644627, 24644628 (R)
(011) 23384782, 23387837,23384340 (O)
Fax.(011) 24658384 (R), 23384286 (O)
Positions Held
1981-82 College Unit President, National Students` Union of India (NSUI), DAV College, Chandigarh
1982-83 General Secretary, NSUI, Chandigarh
1983-84 Vice President and Officiating President, DAV College, Chandigarh General Secretary, NSUI, Punjab
Oct. 1984 Joint Secretary, National Committee, NSUI
May 1985 General Secretary, National Committee, NSUI
1988-93 National President, NSUI
1991 Member, All India Congress Committee (AICC)
1992-93 President, International Union of Students
1997-98 Secretary, All India Congress Committee (AICC)
1998-2000 National President, Indian Youth Congress (IYC)
Jul. 2004 Secretary, All India Congress Committee (AICC)
Feb. 2008 National Spokesperson, All India Congress Committee
May 2009 Elected to 15th Lok Sabha
6 Aug. 2009 Member, Committee on Estimates
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Standing -Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice
Sep. 2009 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defence
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Law and Justice
Nov. 2009 Member, Committee on Regional Direct Taxes Advisory, Ministry of Finance
28 Oct. 2012 Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Information and Broadcasting
Literary, Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Contributed numerous articles on current and topical issues such as energy security, national and international security, nuclear disarmament, terrorism etc. to periodicals and addressed national and international seminars and conferences on the above issues
Social And Cultural Activities
Pro bono legal assistance to the poor, watching historical and period movies, reflection and pondering.
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
An avid reader of world history, military history, international affairs, strategic studies and comics
Sports and Clubs
Swimming and running; and captained the Chandigarh and Punjab University teams to various National and Inter Varsity Swimming and Water Polo Championships
Countries Visited
Austria,Bhutan,Brazil, China, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Lands, Egypt, DPR Korea, France,Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Italy Japan, Jordan, Malaysia, Mauritius, Namibia,Nepal, Russia,Slovakia, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Switzerland, Syria, Thailand, UAE, United Kingdom and USA


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