Wednesday, September 05, 2012

Eminent Legal Personality | Dr L M Singhvi

  • Full Name Dr. Laxmi Mall Singhvi
  • Date of Birth 9 November 1931
  • Founder of Law Day, which is widely observed by the Bench and the Bar in India on November 26th each yearDr. L.M. Singhvi is an eminent jurist
  • Dr. L.M. Singhvi was Member of Lok Sabha (1962-1967) and Rajya Sabha (1998-2004)
  • He is Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India
  • Educated at and honoured by different universities in India , U.S.A. and U.K.
  • Dr. Singhvi was elected as President of the Supreme Court Bar Association, on more occasions than any other leader of the Bar except the late Mr. M.C. SetalvadHe has been a leading Senior Advocate of the Supreme Court of India
  • He is the Founder President of the Supreme Court Bar Association Trust.
  • He is regarded as one of the foremost constitutional experts in India
  • Dr. Singhvi was associated with and consulted in the drafting of the constitutions of Bangladesh, Nepal and South Africa
  • His book Freedom on Trial has gone through several editions
  • The President of India honoured him with the award of “Padma Bhushan” in January 1998
  • Dr. Singhvi was High Commissioner for India in the United Kingdom
  • Dr. Singhvi was elected to the Indian Parliament (Third Lok Sabha) as an Independent Member for 1962-1967 from the Jodhpur Parliamentary constituency and became known as an outstanding parliamentarian
  • Dr. Singhvi was Advocate General from 1970 to 1977
  • Dr. Singhvi was appointed as a Member of the UNESCO’s Executive Board (2002-2005)
  • Dr. Singhvi is married to Hindi author, Shrimati Kamla Baid

No comments:

Post a Comment