Member of Gujarat Legislative Assembly (MLA) Junagadh
Born: 6th September 1945, Kaneti.
Education: B.Sc. (Chemistry), LL.B.
Spouse and Children: Unmarried.
Occupation: Social service.
- Member, Eighth Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 1990-95 (Independent).
- Member, Ninth Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 1995-97 (Independent).
- Member, Tenth Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 1998-2002.
- Member, Eleventh Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 2002-07.
- Member, Twelfth Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 2007-12.
- Founder President, Sarvoday Blood Bank, Junagadh.
- Founder President, Maharshi Dayanand Vyayam Mandi.
- Founder President, Aadarsh Lohana Yuvak Manda.
- Founder President, Shri Jalaram Seva Trust (Shri Jalaram Mandir), Junagadh.
- President, Bhrashtachar Virodhi Samiti.
- President, Junagadh Lohana Samaj.
- Honorary Secretary, Junagadh Redcross.
- Honorary Secretary, Shri Jatashankar Hindu Dharmashala.
- Managing Trustee, Daksha Prabhakar Kharod Foundation.
- Managing Trustee, Vishnu Baba Jayendralal Kharod Trust.
- Trustee, Sanatan Hindu Dharmashala, Girnar foothill.
- Takes keen interest in activities like blood donation, eye donation, body donation, food grain-food-medicine assistance, ambulance, sonography, oxygen for the economically poor patients and other service-oriented activities like water-huts, family welfare, freeing people from addictions, water conservation, medical checkup camps, etc. Organizes coaching classes of about 45 kinds of activities for women i.e. computer, sewing, embroidery, knitting, painting.
- Elected Corporator of Junagadh Municipal Corporation in its first General Elections after the Junagadh Nagarpalika was declared Junagadh Municipal Corporation and rendered his services as Mayor of Junagadh Municipal Corporation for first two and a half years and at present Corporator, Junagadh Municipal Corporation.
Hobby: Reading of autobiographies of great lives and history books, blood donation, attending to and serving patients and sick animals and birds, trekking.
Permanent Address: 3, Chandi Bazar, Haveli Gali, Junagadh. Tel. No. (0285) 2652510 (R), 2622097, 2626964 (Blood Bank).