Kapil Sibal

Kapil Sibal

Former Union Minister for Human Resource Development

Shri Kapil Sibal belongs to an illustrious family from Chandigarh. He is a graduate of Harvard Law School, an eminent lawyer and a senior politician. Kapil Sibal is presently a Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha. Previously, he was elected to the Rajya Sabha in 1998 and for two consecutive terms to the Lok Sabha in 2004 and 2009 from Chandni Chowk Parliamentary Constituency, during which he served as Union Cabinet Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Human Resource Development, Telecom & IT and Law & Justice.

He has published two emotive anthologies ("I Witness" - 2008 and "My World Within" - 2012) over a broad spectrum. He also scripts lyrics for films. In September, 2018, he published a book on contemporary politics "Shades of Truth", wherein he examined the many actions of the Modi government since 2014 and also reflected on the policy decisions of the UPA government. He is a prolific writer and his articles on topical issues in national dailies are widely read.