Manish Tewari is a Member of Parliament representing the Sri Anandpur Sahib Constituency in Punjab in the House of the People - Lok Sabha.
He also serves on the Parliamentary Standing Committee of Finance and the Parliamentary Consultative Committee of Defense. He served on the Joint Committee of Parliament that conceptualised the Law on Data Protection.
Manish Tewari practices Law at the Supreme Court of India, and served as Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India.
He was elected as a Member of Parliament for Ludhiana from 2009-2014. He was a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council in Washington DC from 2017-19
He currently is the Senior National Spokesperson of Indian National Congress (INC) and Secretary General of the Foreign Affairs Department of All India Congress Committee.
He has authored four books. His latest book on India’s National Security entitled 10 Flash Points 20 years National Security Situations that Impacted India is a best seller and is topping the charts in it’s genre.
Mr. Manish Tewari a Member of Parliament along with Ms Sarita Kaushik Deputy Executive Editor of ABP Majha channel; took the discussion on the book 10 Flashpoints, 2 yrs National Security that Impacted India, which was authored by Shri Manish Tewari. Ms Sarita Kaushik presented her questions to the speaker about an insightful examination of the challenges that have characterized Indian foreign policy in recent years. The session was also attended by Shri Sunil Raisoni, Chairperson of Raisoni Group. The speaker expressed his views in the book that for India to grow, prosper and achieve its true potential, it requires peace on its periphery. But the challenges from the neighbouring have not allowed India to break out of its neighbourhood quagmire. The guest shared insights & his perspective of past political incidents during the BJP reign, when our ex-Prime Minister, Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, for his outstanding political courage & statesmanship made the nuclear test a big success. To this, the speaker added that the current political environment looks to be more of a controlled democratic country. The audience presented questions like what about the political dynasty in India which dominated for the past 75 years. Overall the session was a great success.