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Subramanian Swamy

Subramanian Swamy

Subramanian Swamy served as a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha from 2016 to 2022. He is also well-known for his Hindu nationalist views.


Dr.Subramanian Swamy is an Indian economist, statistician and politician who serves as a Member of Parliament in Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament. Swamy has served as a member of the Planning Commission of India and was a Cabinet Minister in the Chandra Shekhar government. Swamy was one of the founding members of Janata Party. He served as the party's president since its inception in 1990 till 2013 when it got merged with the BJP. He was elected to the Lok Sabha five times between 1974 and 1999.

Personal Life

Full Name Subramanian Swamy
Date of Birth 15 Sep 1939 (Age 83)
Place of Birth Mylapore, Chennai (Tamil Nadu)
Party name Bharatiya Janta Party
Education Doctorate
Profession Professor, Educationist, Economist
Father's Name Sitaraman Subramanian
Mother's Name Padmavathy
Spouse's Name Roxna
Spouse's Profession Lawyer/House wife
Children 2 Daughter(s)
Religion Hindu


Permanent address Door No. 1, Lal bahadur Shastri Road, Bibikulam, Madurai.
Present address AB-14, Pandara Road, New Delhi -110003
Contact number 09717794279/09810194279
Email swamy39@gmail.com
Website NIL
Social Handles

Education Qualification of Subramanian Swamy

Subramanian Swamy pursued bachelor's degree in Mathematics from the Hindu College, University of Delhi. He also earned master's degree in Statistics from the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata. Swamy went to Harvard University on a full Rockefeller scholarship where he also received his PhD degree in Economics.

Interesting Facts about Subramanian Swamy

Subramanian Swamy was instrumental in exposing the colossal 2G Scam. He was challenged into learning Chinese language (one of the hardest languages the world over) within one year. Dr. Swami accepted the challenge and proved his mettle by mastering it within 3 months.
He was dropped from Harvard University because Swamy proposed to deprive Muslims of voting unless they acknowledge belonging to a Hindu ancestry, Harvard University dropped his two summer economics courses taught by Dr. Swami from its curriculum. His lawyer wife Roxanna played a major part in training him in the legal field. Swamy is Chairman of the School of Communication and Management Studies in Kochi. He was United Nations Economist in 1963 and Consultant to World Bank in 1986.

Political Timeline of Subramanian Swamy

  • 2016
    He became a member of Rajya Sabha under Nominated Category.
  • 2013
    After serving as the President of Janata Party till 2013, he officially joined Bhartiya Janata Party when Rajnath singh was the party president. Swamy was one of the founding members of the Janata Party and served as its president till 2013.
  • 2012
    Supreme Court of India accepted Swamy's petition against the PMP in the 2G case. Raja was arrested by the CBI in the case and got bail on 15 May 2012. Finally, on December 21 2017, the special CBI Court Judge acquitted the accused including A Raja.
  • 2008
    Subramanian Swamy wrote five letters to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking permission to prosecute then telecom minister A. Raja in regard to 2G spectrum case.
  • 1998
    He was elected as a member of Lok Sabha from Madurai. He defeated Rambabu.A.G.S. of TMC(M). Also, he became Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation Member, Committee on Defence and its Sub-Committee-I Member, Library Committee Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Civil Aviation.
  • 1994
    Dr. Swamy served as the Chairman of the Commission on Labour Standards and International Trade between 1994 and 1996.
  • 1990
    From 1990 -1991 Swamy served as a member of Planning Commission of India and as a Cabinet Minister of Commerce and Law. In 1990, he became President and Chairman, Central Parliamentary Board, Janata Party.
  • 1988
    Again elected as the Member of Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh. He served this post until 1994.
  • 1980
    He was re-elected to Lok Sabha from Mumbai North-East, elected on a Janata Party ticket.
  • 1977
    He was elected to Loksabha from Bombay North East constituency. He defeated Kulkarni Rajaram Alias Raja Gopal of Congress Party.
  • 1974
    Member of Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh, elected on a Jan Sangh party ticket. He served this post for two years.
  • 1960s
    Subramanian Swamy started his political career by joining Sarvodaya Movement in late 1960s.
  • Subramania Swamy became one of the founding members of Janata Dal during Emergency in the country.

Subramanian Swamy Early Life

  • 2011
    He also taught economics courses in summer session at Harvard until 2011.
  • 1980�82
    He served on the Board of Governors of the Council of IITs.
  • 1977�80
    He served on the Board of Governors of the IIT, Delhi
  • 1969
    Swamy moved to the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and he was a fulltime Professor of Mathematical Economics there from 1969 to the early 1970s.
  • 1966
    While studying at Harvard University, Swamy met Roxnna, an Indian lady of Parsi ethnicity who was studying PhD in mathematics at Harvard University. They were married in June 1966.
  • 1965
    Swamy attended Hindu College, University of Delhi, from where he earned his Bachelors Honours degree in Mathematics. He then took his master's degree in Statistics from the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata. He was later recommended by Hendrik S. Houthakker and went to study at Harvard University on a full Rockefeller scholarship, where he received a PhD in Economics in 1965.


Subramanian Swamy was just 24 years old when he completed his Ph.D. from the Harvard University. He was one of the founding members of the political party that won elections after the emergency. He was made the Cabinet Minister even though he was the opposition leader.
He played a key role in making it possible for the Hindus in India to access the Kailash Mansarovar. His analysis of China is so strong that even Manmohan Singh or Indira Gandhi used to seek Dr Swamy's views. Swamy who moved the Supreme Court seeking that the project is scrapped as the original route was to cut across Ram Sethu and it was successful in this.
His paper ‘Notes on Fractile Graphical Analysis’ was published in Econometrica, 1963 . He got Recommendation for Harvard and Completed PhD from Harvard at an age of 24 and then he with Paul Samuelson published the paper on the theory of index numbers in 1974.
In 1994, Swamy was Chairman of the Commission on Labour Standards and International Trade by former Prime Minister P. V. Narasimha Rao. He also serves as chairman of the Board of Governors of the SCMS Group of Educational Institutions in Kerala. He has written on foreign affairs of India dealing largely with the People's Republic of China (PRC), Pakistan and Israel.
Net Worth1.75 CRORE

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Election results of Subramanian Swamy
Year Election Type Constituency Result
2004 Parliament election MP Madurai LOST
1999 Parliament election MP Madurai LOST
1998 Parliament election MP Madurai WON
1996 Parliament election MP Madurai LOST
1980 Parliament election MP Bombay North East WON

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs on Subramanian Swamy)

What is Subramanian Swamy's date of birth?

Subramanian Swamy was born on 15th September 1939.

Who is Subramanian Swamy's daughter?

Suhasini Haider and Gitanjali Swamy are the daughter of Subramanian Swamy.

Is Subramanian Swamy a lawyer by profession?

No, Subramanian Swamy is not a lawyer by profession.

Who is Subramanian Swamy's wife?

Roxna Swamy is the wife of Subramanian Swamy.

How old is Subramanian Swamy?

Subramanian Swamy is 83 years old (As of 2022).

What is Subramanian Swamy's qualification?

Subramanian Swamy holds a PhD degree in Economics.

From which party does Subramanian Swamy belong to?

Subramanian Swamy belongs to the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Who is Subramanian Swamy?

Subramanian Swamy served as a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha from 2016 to 2022.

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