Subramanian Swamy was bornon 15 September 1939 in Mylapore,Chennai,Tamil Nadu,His father, Sitaraman Subramanian,was a bureaucrat and his mother, Padmavathy, was a homemaker
Swamy is an Indian economist,mathematician,lawyer and politician who serves as a Member of Parliament in Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament.He was the President of the Janata Party until it merged with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).Swamy has served as a member of the Planning Commission of India and was a Cabinet Minister in the Chandra Shekhar government.Earlier in November 1978, Swamy was member of the Group of Eminent persons and was called to Geneva, Switzerland to prepare a report of the United Nations (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development on Economic Co-operation between Developing countries.Swamy also simplified trade procedures and formulated a new export strategy which became the forerunner of trade reform adopted subsequently.
In 1994, Swamy was Chairman of the Commission on Labour Standards and International Trade by former Prime Minister P. V. Narasimha Rao.He has written on foreign affairs of India dealing largely with People’s Republic of China (PRC),Pakistan and Israel.
Swamy obtained Supreme Court Stay against the implementation of Sethusamudram Shipping Canal Project (SSCP). He believes that it would hurt the sentiments of people who believe that this shallow land connecting between Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka was built by the Hindu god RamaOn 22 February 2016, Swamy filed a petition in the Supreme Court allowing construction of Rama temple at the disputed site where Babri Masjid was demolished in 1992,petition was accepted on 26 February to be later heard by the court.Swamy is a published author of several books, research papers and journals.on 26 April 2016 he was nominated to Rajya Sabha.