"There are several prominent politicians who have been eminent lawyers before entering the domain of politics. Arun Jaitley, Ravi Shankar Prasad, P Chidambaram, Kapil Sibal, Salman Khurshid, and Abhishek Manu Singhvi have been reputed lawyers before they took a plunge into politics. Even before the Independence, prominent figures such as Gandhi, Nehru, Sardar Vallabhai Patel and Jinnah were also lawyers. Lawyers have in depth knowledge about the law and are supposed to have better writing skills that people from other professions. By becoming politicians, lawyers can put their knowledge of laws to frame legislation that would greatly benefit the society. Here is a list of the prominent lawyer politicians in the country. "