Vivek Krishna Tankha
Vivek Tankha in 2010
|Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha|
|Assumed office |
30 June 2016
|Preceded by||Vijayalaxmi Sadho, INC|
|Born||21 September 1956|
Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
|Political party||Indian National Congress|
|Parents||Rajkrishna Tankha (father)|
|Residence||North Civil Lines, Jabalpur|
|Alma mater||Delhi University|
|As of 17 June, 2018|
Source: ["Affidavit" (PDF). Vidhan Sabha, Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly.]
Vivek Tankha is a Senior Advocate at the Supreme Court of India and a Member of Parliament.
He was elected to the Rajya Sabha, Upper house of the Parliament of India from Madhya Pradesh as a member of the Indian National Congress. He was the Congress party's candidate for Lok Sabha from Jabalpur in the 2014 Indian general elections and the 2019 Indian general elections. 
Vivek Tankha was one of the youngest Advocate Generals of Madhya Pradesh(16 February 1999 to 15 November 2003) Tankha was Designated Senior Advocate by the Full Court of the High Court in 1999. He was offered a Judgeship by bench of M. P. High Court in April 1998 but he sought forgiveness for personal reasons. He was also the first lawyer from Madhya Pradesh to have been appointed Additional Solicitor General of India. He had played a major role in resolving disputes between Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh after the latter was created in November 2000. Tankha has been representing the Whistle blower in Vypam Scam Case of Madhya Pradesh.
- "Rajya Sabha elections: BJP, Congress in heated battle". Times of India. 11 June 2016. Retrieved 11 June 2016.
- "Rajya Sabha election: MJ Akbar, Anil Dave of BJP, Vivek Tankha of Congress wins from Madhya Pradesh". Indian Express. 11 June 2016. Retrieved 11 June 2016.
- "Tankha to be next additional solicitor general". Hindustan Times. 29 August 2009. Retrieved 18 October 2019.