Member of Gujarat Legislative Assembly (MLA) Somnath

Name: Jasabhai Bhanabhai Barad
Party: Bharatiya Janata Party
Constituency: 90, Somnath
District: Geer Somnath

Born: 19th September 1952, Sutrapada, Dist. Junagadh.

Education: B.Com.

Spouse and Children: Smt. Ujibabahen, two  sons, one  daughter.

Occupation: Agriculture.

Parliamentary Career:

  1. Member, Ninth Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 1995-97.
  2. Member, Eleventh Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 2002-07.
  3. Deputy Minister for Revenue (including Scarcity Relief) Govt. of Gujarat, 1995.
  4. Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare and Fisheries, 1995-96.
  5. Minister for, Food and Civil Supplies, 1996.
  6. Minister for, Food and Civil Supplies and Fisheries, 1997.
  7. Minister for, Food and Civil Supplies and Mines and Minerals, 1997-98.


  • Sarpanch, Sutrapada Gram Panchayat, 1988-94.
  • President, Sutrapada Taluka Farmers’ Service Coop. Society, Sutrapada.
  • President, Sutrapada Taluka Sale and Purchase Union, Sutrapada.
  • Member, Board of Director, Junagadh District Sale and Purchase Union,
  • Member,Junagadh District Coop. Union.
  • Member, State Agriculture Bank.
  • Chairman, Junagadh (Porbandar) District Coop. Bank.
  • Chairman, Dr. Shri Bharat Barad Education and Charitable Trust, Sutrapada.
  • Managing Director, Shri B. M. Barad Education Trust, Sutrapada.
  • Managing Trustee, Matrushree Maanubahen Bhanabhai Barad Education and Charitable Trust, Sutrapada.

Hobby: Reading.

Travel Abroad:  America, England, Japan.

Permanent Address: “Chamunda Krupa”, Near Nagar Seva Sadaan Office, Sutrapada, Taluka Sutrapada, Dist. Junagadh.                                                               Tel. No. (02876) 263355 (R).