SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Born – 8th December, 1965.
Educational Qualifications – Bachelors Degree – Economics,
Law (L.L.B.) Masters in Business Administration (MBA).
Late Dr. V.N. Tewari was a Professor of Comparative Modern Indian
Literature at Punjab University, Chandigarh. A nominated Member
of Parliament (Rajya Sabha). He was assassinated by the terrorists
Dr. (Mrs) Amrit Tewari is a Professor Emeritus and Former Dean
of the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research
(PGIMER) Chandigarh. Former President of the Indian Dental Association
and Dental Council of India.
Late Sardar Tirath Singh was a Senior Advocate in the Punjab &
Haryana High Court. Freedom fighter and a Minister in the Congress
Govt. of Punjab and the erstwhile State of PEPSU 1950-1977.
PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND & CURRENT STATUS: -
Commenced Legal Practice in 1992. In 1995 founded the Law Firm,
M/s. Tewari Gogia & Associates. The Firm is now called M/s.
Tewari & Associates and based out of New Delhi. Practicing
in the Supreme Court of India and Managing Partner M/s. Tewari
& Associates. The firm has offices in all the major Metros
PRINCIPAL FOCUS AREAS OF PRACTICE: -
Public Policy, Corporate Litigation, Telecommunications, Information
Technology, Energy, Foreign Direct Investment, Direct & Indirect
Taxes, Company Law, Arbitration, Contracts & Documentation.
On the Panel of arguing Counsel’s (A Panel) of the Union
Government in the Supreme Court of India.
Senior Standing Counsel of the Income Tax Department of the Union
of India in the High Court of Delhi.
EXPERIENCE IN PUBLIC OFFICE :-
- A) NATIONAL SPOKESPERSON - INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS (INC).
- B) SECRETARY – ALL INDIA CONGRESS COMMITTEE 2004 Onwards.
Did an earlier stint in the same position from 1997-1998.
The All India Congress Committee is the National Secretariat of
the Indian National Congress. Established in 1885, the Indian
National Congress spearheaded the struggle for India’s liberation
from the British Colonial Rule. Currently the Indian National
Congress is the largest partner in the United Progressive Alliance’s
- C) CONTESTED AS THE CANDIDATE OF THE INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS
FROM THE LUDHIANA PARLIAMENTARY CONSTITUENCY (PUNJAB).
- D) NATIONAL PRESIDENT – INDIAN YOUTH CONGRESS - 1998 TO
The Indian Youth Congress is the largest democratic grass-roots
youth organization in the world with an active membership of
over 25 million young people.
- E) PRESIDENT – INTERNATIONAL UNION OF STUDENTS –
The International Union of Students (IUS) is the only International
Organization of Students. Formerly headquartered in Prague (Czech
Lands). It had a membership of 192 Organizations spanning 115
countries. Affiliated to the United Nations, UNESCO, WHO, UNHRC
& UNHCR in the ECOSOC-category.
- F) NATIONAL PRESIDENT - NATIONAL STUDENTS UNION OF INDIA
The National Students Union of India is the largest Organization
of Graduate and Post Graduate Students. It has a membership
of over 20 million with units in each and every graduate College
and University of India.
- G) ADVISOR INSTITUTIONAL AFFAIRS - OBSERVER RESEARCH FOUNDATION
The ORF is the one of the foremost think tanks in India. It
looks at issues of politics, governance, economy, development,
social change and National Security. It has relationships with
the leading research organizations in the United Kingdom, Russia,
Germany, Israel, Japan, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal
and the United States of America including Rand Corporation
and the Brookings Institute. For more details about the Foundation
EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES: -
- a) A Keen sports person with an interest in Swimming, Tennis
and Squash. Captained the Chandigarh & Punjab University teams
to various National and Inter Varsity Swimming & Water polo
- b) An avid reader of History, Literature, Poetry, Military History,
International Affairs and Strategic Studies.
COUNTRIES VISITED: -
I have traveled across the world in both my professional and political
capacities. A cross section of the countries visited is mentioned
USA, Russia, United Kingdom, France, China, Germany, Japan, Italy,
Switzerland, Austria, Czech Lands, Slovakia, Cyprus, Brazil, Cuba,
UAE, Oman, Iran, Iraq, Qatar, Bahrain, Jordan, Syria, Egypt, Algeria,
South Africa, Mauritius, DPR Korea, South Korea, Hong Kong, Thailand,
Indonesia, Malaysia, Afghanistan, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Nepal and