Kapil Sibal (born 8 August 1948) is an Indian politician, Member of Parliament (RS) and an eminent lawyer. He formerly served at the helm of various ministries in the Congress-led UPA government over the years – beginning with the Ministry of Science & Technology, then the Ministry of Human Resource Development followed by the Ministry of Communications & IT, and the Ministry of Law & Justice.
Sibal is known for his versatility. Apart from his emotive anthologies I Witness, My World Within, Shades of Truth, he also scripts lyrics for films. He is a prolific writer and his articles on topical issues in national & international dailies are widely read.