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Manish Tewari

Manish Tewari

National Spokesperson, Indian National Congress; Former Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Government of India

Manish Tewari is a practicing lawyer in the Supreme Court of India. He is a National Spokesperson of the Indian National Congress. He is Secretary of the Foreign Affairs Department of the Indian National Congress (INC). He is the distinguished senior fellow of Atlantic Council, Washington DC, USA.

During 2009 to 2014 Mr Tewari was a Member of the Indian Parliament, and Union Minister of Information & Broadcasting in the Indian government during 2012 to 2014. Mr Tewari was also a Member / Special Invitee to the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs and Cabinet Committee on Investments; and a member of Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) and Group of Ministers dealing with a diverse array of policy issues. He was a Member of the Parliamentary Standing Committees of External Affairs, Law & Justice and Defence. He also served on the Parliamentary Consultative Committees of the Ministries of Defence and Law & Justice.

Mr Tewari has travelled widely both in his professional and personal capacities and has an interest in history, international and strategic affairs.

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