Former Governor of Mizoram
NAME: Swaraj Kaushal
PROFESSION: Lawyer & Politician
BORN: 12th July 1952
PLACE OF BIRTH: Delhi, India
FATHER’S NAME: N/A
MOTHER’S NAME: N/A
SPOUSE: Sushma Swaraj
SIBLINGS: Pradeep Kaushal (Brother)
CHILDREN: Bansuri Swaraj (Daughter)
EDUCATION: Delhi University & Punjab University, Chandigarh India (Graduation)
POLITICAL AFFILIATION / PARTY: Bharatiya Janata Party
OFFICIAL WEBSITE: N/A
REMARKABLE ACHIEVEMENT: He was appointed Attorney General by the Supreme Court of India on December 20, 1986 at the age of 34, a remarkable achievement in the legal profession.
Swaraj Kaushal was lawyer & politician who was born on 12 th July, 1952 who was affiliated to Bharatiya Janata Party.
BACKGROUND: During the 1975-77 Emergency, he defended socialist leader George Fernandes in the infamous Baroda dynamite case. He received the release of Mizo underground leader, Laldenga, in a 1979 conspiracy. After that, he was the constitutional adviser to the Mizo National Front underground during negotiations with the Government of India. Many years of negotiations led to the signing of the Mizoram Peace Accord, which he drafted on June 30, 1986, which ended 20 years of uprising. He was appointed the first Advocate General of Mizoram, who was Prime Minister of Law in 1987 at the age of 34. He was the youngest attorney general who had ever been an attorney in the country. He is an expert in the northeastern region of India and its problem of sedition.
WALK OF LIFE: He has been married to Sushma Swaraj for the last 46 years and she immensely contributed to his success.
MAJOR INITIATIVES TAKEN: N/A
CAREER TIMELINE / POSITONS HELD:
8 February 1990 to 9 February 1993- Governor of Mizoram
1989 to 2004- Member of parliament and representing the state of Haryana.