Member of Gujarat Legislative Assembly (MLA) Gadhada

Name: Atmaram Makanbhai Parmar
Party: Bharatiya Janata Party
Constituency: 106,Gadhada 
District: Botad

Born: 28th November 1952, Sajod, Taluka Ankleshwar, Dist. Bharuch.

Education: M.A., LL.B.

Spouse and Children: Smt. Madhubahen, two sons.

Occupation: Advocate, agriculture.

Parliamentary Career:

  1. Member,Eighth Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 1993-95, (Bye-election).
  2. Member,Ninth Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 1995-97.
  3. Member,Tenth Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 1998-2002.
  4. Member,Twelfth Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 2007-12.
  5. Minister of State for Social Welfare (including Welfare of Scheduled Castes) (Independent Charge), Social Security (Independent Charge) in the Govt. of Gujarat during 1995-96.
  6. Chairman of the Committee on Welfare of Scheduled Castes.
  7. Member of the Committee on Subordinate Legislation and Committee on Govt.
  8. Assurances in the Gujarat Legislative Assembly.
  9. Deputy Whip, Gujarat Legislature BJP, since 19th September 2013.


  • Invited Member, Executive Committee, Surat City Bharatiya Janata Party.
  • Convenor, Kamdar Cell, Surat City Bharatiya Janata Party.
  • National Vice President of Bharatiya Janata Party Scheduled Castes Front, since 1992.
  • President,Gujarat Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party, Scheduled Castes Front.
  • President,Youth Wing Jan Sangh, Surat District,
  • President,Sarvodaya Shikshan Mandal, Surat.
  • President,Chanchalba Mahila P.T.C. College, Karanj, Mandvi.
  • President,M. L. Parmar High School, Karanj, Mandavi.
  • President,Mahila Chhatralaya, Karanj, Mandvi.
  • President,Prince English Medium School, Olpad, Surat.
  • President,Nari Niketan Aashram, (Shelter House for widows, deserted and women having no family).
  • President,Centre for Welfare of Physically Challenged.
  • President,Aarya Samaj Temple, Surat.
  • President,North Indian Labour Union.
  • President,Pratima Labour Union.
  • President,Provident Fund Employees Union.
  • President,Aambedkar Memorial Trust.
  • Ex-President, Surat Municipal Corporation Kamdar Union.
  • Founder President,South Gujarat Labour Council.
  • Founder President,Mandvi-Mangrol Taluka Farmer Community.
  • Renders his honorary services to many service-oriented, social organizations as Member and Advisor.
  • Associated with Sangh Parivar through Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, since 1971-72.
  • Had taken leadership in Navnirman Agitation in 1974 as a student leader from South Gujarat.

Hobby: Reading, writing, music, chess, golf.

Travels Abroad:  Nepal, U.K., Indonesia, Malaysia.

Permanent Address: “Ayodhya” Bungalow,Premjinagar Vibhag-1,Near Sardar Bridge, Sangh Office Road, Adajan, Surat.                                                                       Tel. No. (0261) 2790392.