Sarthak Chaturvedi is an advocate currently practising at the Supreme Court of India, New Delhi. Sarthak belongs to a family of doctors, father Dr M.L. Chaturvedi, a renowned doctor, who has been the president of the Indian Medical Association, Mathura and mother Suman Chaturvedi, also a doctor in alternative medicine and homoeopathy. Though Sarthak did his intermediate from the science stream, yet he went on to pursue law.
Sarthak began his career as a lawyer in Mathura in the year 2009. He started with criminal cases, then moved to New Delhi and started his legal work at the Supreme Court of India. He appeared for many departments in the Government of India and was appointed as the counsel in 2014.
Sarthak assisted Padma Shree awarded senior advocate Pravin H. Parekh and senior advocate Ram Jethmalani at the Supreme Court of India. Furthermore, Sarthak brought justice to the peculiarities in the Giriraj Temple, U.P. in the year 2018 In a famous PIL filed in National Green Tribunal(Giriraj Parikrama Sanrakshan Sansthan Vs Department of Forest and others).
Mr Chaturvedi is a fearless lawyer who boldly filed a plea before the Special Court against Mr Abhishek Banerjee, nephew of West Bengal’s chief minister Mamta Banerjee. He alleged him for filing a fake affidavit about his educational qualifications during two consecutive Lok Sabha Elections in 2014 and 2019. Sarthak’s impact was so powerful that the Special Court summoned Abhishek Banerjee to appear before the Court.
In 2013, Sarthak received an award in the presence of Hon’ble President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, by the Bar Council of Delhi for his extraordinary services offered in the welfare of junior lawyers deprived members and females of the bar at the Vigyan Bhawan.
Not only this, Sarthak was a born leader since his school days and was an active participant in ABVP and social activities, organising seminars to promote voting. Sarthak was also associated with Civil Defence as Deputy Divisional warden, a Government of India initiative falling under the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Moreover, Mr Chaturvedi is a competent politician responsible for managing all the legal work during elections of Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) candidate, veteran actress Smt. Hema Malini in the Lok Sabha Elections, 2014, which ultimately resulted in her enormous win.
He was later appointed as the President of BJP’s Mathura Cantonment in 2016. Since then, Sarthak has taken charge of the betterment of the people of Mathura, also playing a significant role in the 2017 Vidhan Sabha elections, directing Mr Shrikant Sharma, Energy Minister, U.P., to win as Member of Legislative Assembly.
Everyone is quite aware of the order imposed by the Delhi Government regarding the local medical services which were said to be provided to only their city’s residents; concerning the horrific situation amidst the pandemic COVID-19 and irrelevant notices issued by the government, Sarthak filed a plea revealing the vague definitions. The Supreme Court took Sarthak’s request into
Consideration, thereby stating the Government’s actions, a gross violation of Fundamental Rights and basic Human Rights.
This 36-year-old lawyer takes up each case in a properly organised and logically oriented manner with utmost dedication. Sarthak gives utmost importance to each client and listens to them with patience. According to him, it helps him gather the details and enter into the depths of a particular case, which is a must for a good lawyer. He also says that I love being a lawyer because it allows me to use the law to make someone’s life better.
Sarthak also advises the budding lawyers and those lawyers. They are stressed out due to the pandemic to use social media and virtual meetings as an instrument to connect with clients and to build an online presence. He also advises them to be fearless in their every move to make it big legally!