Biographical Sketch Member of Parliament 12th Lok Sabha

Father's Name             Shri Sitarama Subramanian               

Date of Birth             15 September 1939

Place of Birth            Madras (Tamil Nadu)                               

Marital Status            Married on 10 June 1966

Spouse's Name             Dr.(Smt.) Roxna                         

Children                  Two daughters

Educational Qualifications  

               M.A.(Statistics), Ph.D.(Economics)

               Educated at University of  Delhi, Delhi, Indian Statistical
               Institute, Calcutta and Harvard University, Cambridge,
               Massachusetts (U.S.A.)


               Teacher and Educationist, Economist

Permanent Address  

               1, Papanaram Sivan Salai,                
               Mylapore, Chennai-600004                
               (Tamil Nadu)                            

               Tels. (044) 4982852, 4983332                                          
               Fax   (044) 4982886  

Present Address   

                AB/13, Mathura Road,           
                New Delhi-110001
                Tels. (011) 3782692, 3782430, 3782478  
                Fax  (011) 3782127

Positions Held  

1974-76         Member, Rajya Sabha

1977            Elected to 6th Lok Sabha

1980            Re-elected to 7th Lok Sabha (2nd term)

1988-94         Member, Rajya Sabha (2nd term)

1988-90         Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation

1990-91         Union Cabinet Minister, Commerce with additional
                charge of the Ministry of Law and Justice

1990 onwards    President and Chairman, Central
                Parliamentary Board, Janata Party

1998            Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (3rd term)

1998-99         Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation
                Member, Committee on Defence and its

                Member, Library Committee

                Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of 
                Civil Aviation

Books Published  

(i) Indian Economic Planning-An Alternative, 1971; (ii)
Economic Growth of China and India, 1989; and (iii) Index
Number Theory, 1974, 1984

Special Interests  

Finance, defence, planning and foreign affairs

Favourite Pastime and Recreation  

Swimming and reading

Sports and Clubs  

Member, (i) Cricket Club of Parliament; and (ii) India
International Centre, New Delhi

Countries Visited  

Widely travelled (17 countries); Member, Indian
Parliamentary Delegation to 100th Inter-Parliamentary Union
Conference, Moscow, September, 1998

Other Information  

Professor, Economics, Harvard University; United Nations
Economist, 1963; and World Bank Consultant, 1986

Election Result of
Madurai Lok Sabha Constituency  

Total electorate        13,49,265
Total votes polled       6,76,204

Votes polled in favour of the first four leading candidates

(1) Dr. Subramanian Swamy     (J.P.)      2,66,202
(2) Shri A.G.S. Rambabu       [T.M.C.(M)] 2,45,305
(3) Shri P. Mohan             [C.P.I.(M.] 1,10,862
(4) Shri D. Pandian           (I.N.C.)      17,507