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Dr. Subramanian Swamy, PH.D (Harvard) to campaign for Jain

Subramanian SwamyWorld renowned economist Dr. Subramanian Swamy, PH.D (Harvard), former Union Minister for LAW & COMMERCE, National President of JANATA PARTY and crusader of Ram Sethu issue, ¬†will campaign for Sh. Satya Pal Jain, who is the BJP Candidate for Chandigarh lone seat in Parliament.¬† He will be addressing a press conference, an intellectual’s meet and a public meeting in city on 6th May 2009.
Academic Background of Dr. Swamy:
Dr. Swamy has impressive scholarly credentials, having earned a doctorate in economics from the prestigious Harvard University in 1964, after having worked with Nobel Laureate Simon Kuznets, and jointly authored papers with another Nobel Laureate, Paul.A Samuelson.
At Harvard, Dr. Swamy taught Economics for a number of years (1963-69, 1971, 1985-86). From 1969-91, that is, for 22 years, Dr.Swamy was professor of Economics at the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, till he resigned the post in 1991, while he was Cabinet Minister for Commerce, Law & Justice. Dr. Swamy is a linguist and is proficient in Tamil, Hindi, English and Chinese. Before going abroad for Ph.D. at Harvard, Dr.Swamy completed his Master in Statistics at the Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta. It is here, that he challenged the authenticity of research done by ISI director Prof. Mahalanobis. For his scholarship, he was invited to enroll for Ph.D research at Harvard.

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