Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Kapil Sibal

Kapil Sibal

Kapil Sibal Biography
You Must have heard about Kapil Sibal. Recently you MUST have read in the Media and News Papers about the Derecognition of 44 highly unfit Deemed Universities of India. This task is led by Mr.Kapil Sibal.

Now, Let me give you a very brief Biography of Mr.Kapil Sibal.

Kapil Sibal (born August 8, 1948) is a prominent Indian politician and former lawyer and is currently the Union Minister for Ministry of Human Resource Development in the Government of India. He also held the two ministries Ministry of Science and Technology and Ministry of Earth Sciences in the First Manmohan Singh Cabinet.

Previously he was elected by a wide margin to the Rajya Sabha in July 1998 from Bihar. and remained Additional Solicitor General of India, (December 1989 – December 1990) and President, Supreme Court Bar Association, on three occasions (1995-96, 1997-98 and 2001-2002).

Kapil Sibal Education -

Kapil Sibal was born in Jalandhar, Punjab on August 8, 1948, to Hira Lal Sibal and Smt. Kailash Rani Sibal, his father was a renowned advocate, who was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 2006. He moved to Delhi in 1964, and obtained his M.A., in History from St. Stephen's College, University of Delhi, Delhi, LLB from Faculty of Law,University of Delhi and LL.M (Master's in Law) from Harvard Law School in 1977. In his time at Harvard Law School, he demonstrated himself to be a strong scholar, the ultimate "reasonable man" in discussions, and an excellent chef.

Personal Life of Kapil Sibal -

Kapil Sibal with son Akhil Sibal
He married Nina Sibal on April 13, 1973. She had studied English literature and law in Delhi University and taught in Daulat Ram College before she joined Indian Foreign Service (IFS) in 1972. After postings in New York and Cairo, she was appointed India’s Ambassador to UNESCO in Paris, and later represented UNESCO at the United Nations in New York. She had three books to her credit: Yatra (1987), The Secret Life of Gujjar Mall and Other Stories, and The Dogs of Justice (1998). She died in 2000, after a prolonged illness, at the age of 51.

The couple had two sons, Amit and Akhil, having both studied at Cambridge University, received degrees from the prestigious Harvard and Stanford Universities respectively are now practicing law in India.

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