Member of Gujarat Legislative Assembly (MLA) Mangrol

Name: Ganpatbhai Vestabhai Vasava
Party: Bharatiya Janata Party
Constituency: 156, Mangrol 
District: Surat

Born: 1st June 1971, Wadigam, Taluka Umarpada, Dist. Surat.

Education: M.A.

Spouse and Children: Smt Neelambahen, one son, one daughter.

Occupation: Agriculture, petrol pump.

Parliamentary Career:

  1. Member, Eleventh Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 2002-07.
  2. Member,Twelfth Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 2007-12.
  3. Speaker, Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 24th February 2011 to 25thDecember 2012.
  4. Minister for Forests and Environment, Tribal Welfare, Women and Child Welfare, Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs Govt. of Gujarat since 26th Decmber 2012.


  • resident, Umarpada Taluka Bharatiya Janata Party, since 1998-2001.
  • resident,Sahara Manav Kalyan Trust, since 2000.
  • resident,Quori Association, Mangrol.
  • General Secretary, Mangrol Taluka Bhartiya Janata Party, 1996-97.
  • Secretary, Gujarat Pradesh Tribal Front.
  • Secretary, Gujarat Pradesh B.J.P.
  • Director, Gujarat Forest Development Corporation, 1997-2000.
  • In-Charge, Surat District Bharatiya Janata Party, Adivasi Morcho.
  • Trustee, G.N. Education Trust.
  • Member, Consultative Committee, Forest Department, Govt. of Gujarat.
  • Member, Consultative Committee, Tribal Development Department, Govt. of Gujarat.
  • Member, Van Adhikar Committee, Govt. of Gujarat.
  • Member, Advisory Committee, Vanbandhu Project, Govt. of Gujarat.
  • Member, Umarpada Taluka Agricultural Produce Market Committee.

Hobby: Reading, sports especially Cricket, Kabaddi, giving encouragement to the sportsmen of the state.

Travel Abroad:   United Kingdom, France, Switzerland, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Dubai.

Permanent Address: At and Post Wadi, Taluka Umarpada, Dist. Surat – 394 440.

Present Address: Bungalow No. 11, Ministers’ Enclave,Sector – 20, Gandhinagar – 382 010.                                                                                                                               Tel. No.  (079) 232 32467, 232 47878.