E. M. Sudarsana Natchiappan

Summary

E. M. Sudarsana Natchiappan
ஈ. எம். சுதர்சன நாச்சியப்பன்
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Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha
In office
30 June 2010 – 29 June 2016
Succeeded byR. Vaithilingam
ConstituencyTamil Nadu
In office
June 2004 – June 2010
Minister of State for Commerce and Industry
In office
17 June 2013 – 26 May 2014
Prime MinisterManmohan Singh
Member of Parliament
for Sivagangai
In office
10 October 1999 – 06 Feb 2004
Preceded byP. Chidambaram
Succeeded byP. Chidambaram
Personal details
Born (1947-09-29) 29 September 1947 (age 74)
Eriyur, Sivagangai District, Tamil Nadu, India
Political partyIndian National Congress
Spouse(s)E. M. S. Devaki
Residence14, Teen Murti Lane, New Delhi, India
Sivagangai, Tamil Nadu, India
Alma materThiagarajar College
Dr. Ambedkar Government Law College
Madurai Kamaraj University
Washington University, St. Louis
OccupationLawyer, Politician

E. M. Sudarsana Natchiappan is a politician from Indian National Congress party and a Member of Parliament representing Tamil Nadu in the Rajya Sabha.

He was also elected to the Lok Sabha from Sivaganga constituency as an Indian National Congress candidate in 1999 election.[1] He is Advocate in Supreme Court of India.[2]

Sudarsana Natchiappan has addressed the United Nations General Assembly on two occasions, both in October 2008. He was a part of the Indian delegation, and gave statements on UN peacekeeping operations and globalisation and independence.[3][4]

Sudarsana Natchiappan is co-founder and President of the Parliamentarian Forum on Human Rights.[5] The forum is a platform for members of parliament (MPs), cutting across party lines, and catering for the need to discuss and act on human rights violations in the world in general and in India specifically. He became the Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry from 17 June 2013 till 26 May 2014 in Second Manmohan Singh ministry.

In Parliament

Dr. Natchiappan has held the following during his tenure as a Member of Parliament for Tamil Nadu:

  • Member, Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests (1999–2000)
  • Member, Committee on Government Assurances (2000–2004)
  • Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (2000–2004)
  • Member, Committee on Finance (2002–2004)
  • Chairman, Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice (Aug. 2004 – May 2009)
  • Member, General Purposes Committee (Aug. 2005 – May 2009)
  • Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (Oct. 2004 – 2008)
  • Member, Committee on Rules (Nov. 2004 – Sept. 2010)
  • Chairman, Parliamentary Forum on Human Rights, New Delhi (2004–Present)
  • Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Finance (2008 – May 2009) and (Aug. 2009 – June 2013)
  • Member, Committee on Human Resource Development (Aug. 2009 – Aug. 2011)
  • Member, Committee on Commerce (Aug. 2010 – Aug. 2012)
  • Member, Committee on Labour (Aug. 2010 – Aug. 2011)
  • Member, Select Committee to the Prevention of Torture Bill, 2010 (Aug. 2010 – Dec. 2010)
  • Member, Committee on Papers Laid on the Table (Sept. 2010 – May 2013)
  • President, Parliamentarian Forum on Human Rights for Global Development, New Delhi (Sept. 2010–Present)
  • Nominated to the Panel of Vice-Chairmen, Rajya Sabha (Aug. 2011–Present)
  • Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee to examine matters relating to allocation and pricing of telecom licences and spectrum (Nov. 2011 – July 2013)
  • Member, Business Advisory Committee (April 2012 – Aug. 2013)
  • Member, Committee on Defence (Aug. 2012 – June 2013)
  • Member, Committee on Ethics (Dec. 2012 – June 2013)
  • Member, Committee on Public Accounts (May 2013 – June 2013)
  • Chairman, Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice (Sept. 2014–Present)
  • Member, Business Advisory Committee (Sept. 2014–Present)
  • Member, Select Committee on the Payment and Settlement Systems (Amendment) Bill, 2014 (Dec. 2014 – Feb. 2015)
  • Member, General Purposes Committee (Jan. 2015–Present)

References

  1. ^ Volume I, 1999 Indian general election, 13th Lok Sabha Archived 10 April 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Detailed Profile – Dr. E. M. Sudarsana Natchiappan – Members of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) – Who's Who – Government: National Portal of India". India.gov.in. Retrieved 10 September 2012.
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 May 2009. Retrieved 15 December 2010.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 May 2009. Retrieved 15 December 2010.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ Parliamentarian Forum on Human Rights Archived 13 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine

External links

  • Profile on Rajya Sabha website
  • Parliamentarian Forum on Human Rights – For Global Development website
  • Statement on UN peacekeeping in UN General Assembly
  • Statement on globalization and independence in UN General Assembly