Dr. Abhishek Singhvi is a senior, three-term sitting Member of Parliament. He currently chairs the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Commerce. He also chaired the Standing Committee on Law and Justice, and in 2022, he chaired the significant Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home. In 2022, he was elevated to the Congress’ supreme decision-making body, the Congress Working Committee (CWC).
He was India’s youngest designated senior advocate at the age of 34 and India’s youngest Additional Solicitor General at the age of 37. An eminent jurist and a front-ranking senior counsel of the Supreme Court, Dr. Singhvi is also a well-known author and columnist, as well as a visible media personality. He is the senior most serving National Spokesperson of the Congress Party and a former Vice President of the Supreme Court Bar Association. He also chairs the Advisory Board of the Department of Law, Human Rights & RTI of the Congress.He advocated for granting legal status to same-sex marriage in India. Do register for his talk on "SAME-SEX MARRIAGE IN INDIA: IN THE PURSUIT OF EQUALITY AND JUSTICE BY THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA” on Wednesday, October 25th, from 3-4 PM at Starr Auditorium, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School.https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=9CL6b2hFBUGtQy461HJpVxKWnf7NS41FuS_KLmXZqD1UNDNRQTZVR1BMTUxSSUkyNjA3NzdFSjRIMS4u
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Dr. Abhishek Singhvi