Manish Tewari is 54 years old Loksabha MP, elected from Ludhiana of Punjab state as a member of Indian National Congress Party. Manish Tewari was born to Late Dr. (Shri) Vishwanath Tewari, Ex. M.P & Dr. (Mrs.) Amrit Kaur and is married to Mrs. Naaznin B. Shafa. He/She has 1 daughter(s)
Background information of Manish Tewari:
Vishwanath Tewari , father of Manish Tewari was a former Rajya Sabha member and was slain by militants in 1984, few months before Operation Blue Star.
His meternal Grand Father, Tirath Singh was an advocate and was elected as minister in the congress government in Punjab.
Tewari family has always been very close to the Gandhi family and Tewari is said to have been hand-picked by Rahul Gandhi.
Mrs. Naaznin B. Shafa (wife Of Mr. Manish Tewari) is working as Chief Cabin Crew with Air India Ltd. Manish Tewari is a lawyer by profession. He started out with the Indian Youth Congress in 1981.
Manish Tewari is currently serving as Union Minister of State Independent charge, Minister of Information and Broadcasting and a Member of Parliament from Ludhiana.
|Party Name||Indian National Congress|
|Assets ( In Rupees)||More than 2 Crore(s)|
|Background||Family - Grandson,Family - Son|
|Permanent Address||228 - A, Sarabha Nagar, Pakhowal Road,Ludhiana - 141 003,Punjab|
|Delhi Address||C - I/3, Lodhi Garden,New Delhi - 110 003|
|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|