65 Facts About Subramanian Swamy

1. Subramanian Swamy was one of the founding members of Janata Party.

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2. Subramanian Swamy wrote letters to Prime Minister of India in June 2009 asking him to stop the project and had informed the Supreme Court on 14 October 2015 that the government may not continue with the Sethusamudram Project.

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3. Subramanian Swamy urged the Indian government not to support the US led resolution condemning war crimes in the Sri Lankan Civil War, citing it as one-sided and not in the interest of India.

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4. Subramanian Swamy raised doubts regarding her acquisition of Indian citizenship.

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5. Subramanian Swamy continued to be president of the Janata Party till 2013.

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6. Subramanian Swamy has twice represented the city of Mumbai North East during 1977 and 1980, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu in the Parliament.

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7. Subramanian Swamy was elected Member of Parliament 5 times between 1974 and 1999.

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8. Subramanian Swamy was removed from the position by its board of governors in the early 1970s but was legally reinstated in the late 1990s by the Supreme Court of India.

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9. Subramanian Swamy was nominated to Rajya Sabha on 26 April 2016.

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10. Subramanian Swamy has written on foreign affairs of India dealing largely with People's Republic of China, Pakistan and Israel.

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11. Subramanian Swamy was born on 15 September 1939 and is an Indian economist, statistician and politician who serves as a Member of Parliament in Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament.

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12. Subramanian Swamy has retweeted his own old tweet from 12 June 2018:.

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13. Subramanian Swamy claimed that the dilution had been done at a very high level.

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14. Subramanian Swamy raises issues or allegations against anyone ONLY after collecting all evidence with him.

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15. Subramanian Swamy was one of the five people to write a letter to the then prime minister, Manmohan Singh, exposing a loss of 1.76 lakh crore, resulting in the then Telecom Minister, A Raja to spend 15 months behind the bars.

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16. Subramanian Swamy meeting with China paramount leader Deng Xiaoping cooled the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra issue.

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17. Subramanian Swamy had co-authored a paper on the Theory of Index Numbers, with Paul Samuelson, the latter being the first American to win a Nobel Prize.

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18. Subramanian Swamy was one of the founding members of the Janta Party to which Indira Gandhi government lost 1977 general election.

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19. Subramanian Swamy met Roxna Parsi, while studying at Harvard, who was studying PhD in Mathematics.

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20. Subramanian Swamy moved from Delhi to Kolkata to get himself enrolled in Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata to complete his masters.

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21. Subramanian Swamy was born on 15 September, 1939, in Mylapore, Chennai.

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22. Subramanian Swamy sued IIT Delhi for his wrongful dismissal in 1973.

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23. Subramanian Swamy accepted the offer and travelled to India but the appointment was cancelled for various reasons.

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24. Subramanian Swamy has two daughters  Gitanjali Swamy and  Suhasini Haidar, The elder daughter, Gitanjali Swamy, is an entrepreneur and private equity professional.

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25. Subramanian Swamy was very close to late PM Rajiv Gandhi and during Bofors scam, he told the Parliament that the former didn't get any money as kick-backs for the defence deal, the BBC report said.

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26. In 1968, Subramanian Swamy was invited by Nobel laureate Amartya Sen to join Delhi School of Economics, which he attended in 1969.

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27. Subramanian Swamy was born on 15 September 1939 in Mylapore, Madras Presidency, India under the very lucky star sign of the Virgo.

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28. Subramanian Swamy is a very famous and well-known Indian Politician and makes a very good living doing that.

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29. In a tweet, Subramanian Swamy mentioned that in 2015, a lookout notice against Mallya was diluted from "Block" to "Report" which aided in the former Kingfisher Airlines boss' departure.

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30. Subramanian Swamy proposed to deprive Muslims from voting unless they acknowledge belonging to a Hindu ancestry, Harvard University dropped his two summer economics courses taught by Dr Swami from its curriculum.

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31. Subramanian Swamy is the man who single handedly made it possible for the Hindu devotees to access the Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage route.

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32. Subramanian Swamy has celebrated the total number of 79 birthdays till date.

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33. Subramanian Swamy was one of the founding members of the Janata Party that swept the Indira Gandhi emergency regime out of power in 1977.

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34. Subramanian Swamy defied and evaded arrest warrants for the entire 19 month period.

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35. Subramanian Swamy co-authored a paper on theory of index numbers with Paul Samuelson.

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36. Subramanian Swamy was born in Mylapore, Chennai on Sept 15, 1939.

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37. Subramanian Swamy is considered an authority on the Chinese economy and especially comparative analysis of Indian and China.

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38. Subramanian Swamy co-authored a paper on theory of index numbers with Paul Samuelson, the first American who won Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.

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39. Subramanian Swamy has taken on the Gandhi family by himself for years now.

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40. Subramanian Swamy was the first person to write to the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking permission to prosecute the then Telecom Minister A Raja.

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41. Subramanian Swamy played a very important role in exposing the 2G scam during the UPA regime, which lead to the arrest of former Telecom Minister A Raja.

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42. Subramanian Swamy was addressing a conference at the BHU's Swatantrata Bhavan organised in the memory of former Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Ashok Singhal.

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43. Subramanian Swamy is a published author of several books, research papers and journals.

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44. On 30 January 2012 Subramanian Swamy was granted anticipatory bail by the court with the condition that he would not write such articles in the future.

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45. Subramanian Swamy was then granted police protection by the Delhi High Court.

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46. Subramanian Swamy had written a similar column in The New Indian Express after the 2008 Mumbai attacks.

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47. Subramanian Swamy moved the court and got the order restoring quota for Sri Lankan Tamil refugees in colleges in the state.

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48. Subramanian Swamy is a strong supporter of US President Donald Trump, endorsing Trump's presidential candidacy in 2016 and comparing Trump to himself.

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49. In 1982, Subramanian Swamy became the first Indian political leader to make a well-publicised trip to Israel, where he met with several important Israeli leaders such as Yitzhak Rabin and then-Prime Minister Menachem Begin.

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50. Subramanian Swamy made pioneering efforts towards India's establishment of diplomatic relations with Israel.

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51. Subramanian Swamy has worked towards normalising relations between China and India.

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52. Subramanian Swamy had filed a petition in the Supreme Court with priests of the dikshithar sect challenging the decision of the Madras High Court on transferring the administration of the Nataraja temple to the then Tamil Nadu government in 2009.

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53. Subramanian Swamy decided to approach the Supreme Court for de-recognising the Congress party, while the Election Commission ordered the probe on 17 November 2012.

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54. Subramanian Swamy argued that it is illegal for any political party to lend the loan as per violation of Section 269T of Income Tax Act 1961.

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55. Subramanian Swamy demanded that an independent committee should be formed to check the security and safety of the Electronic Voting Machines to avoid any rigging or tampering.

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56. Supreme Court said that Subramanian Swamy had the locus standi to seek sanction from the Prime Minister for the prosecution of A Raja in the 2G case.

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57. Subramanian Swamy released a letter alleging that former intelligence chief had asked DoT to tap the phone of many politicians and businessmen in Karnataka when Ramakrishna Hegde, the then Chief Minister, resigned in 1988.

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58. In 1996, Subramanian Swamy had filed a criminal complaint against Jayalalithaa which led to her prosecution, conviction and sentencing to four years imprisonment by the trial court in 2014.

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59. In the Narasimha Rao government, Subramanian Swamy was Chairman of the Commission on Labour Standards and International Trade, which was a Cabinet-rank post.

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60. Subramanian Swamy was one of the founding members of the Janata Party and served as its president till 2013.

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61. Subramanian Swamy now serves as Chairman of the School of Communication and Management Studies in Kochi.

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62. The elder daughter, Gitanjali Subramanian Swamy, is an entrepreneur and private equity professional.

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63. Subramanian Swamy was born in Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India to a family which hailed originally from Madurai in Tamil Nadu.

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64. Subramanian Swamy has served as a member of the Planning Commission of India and was a Cabinet Minister in the Chandra Shekhar government.

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65. 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.

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