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Jawhar Sircar

Member of Parliament

Jawhar Sircar is a Member of Parliament of India who represents the State of West Bengal. He was elected to the upper house, the Rajya Sabha, in August 2021. His speeches in parliament on the President’s Address and on the Union Budget for 2022-2023 have earned him regard as a hard-hitting public debater.

He is a member of important parliamentary bodies like the Joint Consultative Committee on Bio-Diversity Amendment Bill, the Standing Committee on Communications & Information Technology and the Consultative Committee of the Ministry or MSME.

He has served as an Indian Administrative Service officer for 41 years (1975 to 2016). After retirement, Sircar became totally involved with civil society in its constant opposition to right-wing political and governmental forces that encroach on liberty.

He has published numerous articles and research papers on cultural, historical and anthropological subjects for several years.

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