L. M. Singhvi लक्ष्मीमल सिंघवी is the recipient of Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award of India.


He was born on 9, 1931 in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India and lived up to October 13, 2007.


He was the father of Abhishek Manu Singhvi, who is a politician from Indian National Congress.


He was a jurist, constitutional expert and writer from India. Singhvi was a nember of the Third Lok Sabha from 1962–67 and Advocate General of State of Rajasthan from 1972 to 77. He was High Commissioner for India in the United Kingdom. He spearheaded the Indian delegation to the United Nations conference on Human Rights in Viena in 1993. He was elected to Rajya Sabha in 1999 and was Chairman of High Level Committee on Indian Diaspora.


He wrote many books such as A Tale of three cities, Bharat or Hamara Samay, Jain Temple and a few in Hindi as well. Singhvi was also a well acknowledged scholar of Jain history and culture.

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