Member of Gujarat Legislative Assembly (MLA) Udhna
Born: 11th July 1936, Ganget, Taluka Chanasma, Dist. Patan.
Education: B.E (Civil).
Spouse and Children: Smt. Chanchalbahen, one son, two daughters.
Occupation: Social service.
- Member, Ninth Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 1995-97.
- Member, Tenth Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 1998-2002.
- Member, Eleventh Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 2002-07.
- Member, Twelfth Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 2007-12.
- Minister, Roads and Buildings, Govt. of Gujarat, 1995-96.
- Minister, Water Supplies, Mines and Minerals, 1998-2002.
- Minister, Water Supplies, Capital Project, Urban Housing 1999-2001.
- Minister, Water Supplies, Planning, Administrative Reforms, Capital Project and Urban Housing, 7th October 2001 to 21st December 2002.
- Minister, Water Supply and Water Resources (except Kalpasar Prabhag) from 22nd December 2002 to 24th December 2007.
- Minister, Panchayats, Rural Housing, Rural Development, Food, Civil Supply and Consumer Affairs Departmnets from 4th January 2008 to 25th December 2012.
- President, Surat City Bharatiya Janata Party.
- Corporator, Surat Muncipal Corporation. Leader of the Opposition, Surat Muncipal Corporation.
- Leader of the Ruling Party, Surat Muncipal Corporation.
- Member, Standing Committee, Surat Muncipal Corporation.
- Member, Discipline Committee, Gujarat Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party.
- Member, Sankalp Patra Committee, Bharatiya Janata Party.
- Vice President, Gujarat Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party.
- Trustee, Umiya Parivar Trust, Surat.
- Trustee, Ramaba Kanya Chhatralay, Ganesh Sanskar Bhavan Sanstha, Mehsana.
- Trustee, Social Welfare Pandargam Patidar Samaj Trust.
- Member, Surat TeleTel No. Advisory Committee.
- Honorary Invited Member, Sarva Vidyalaya Kelvani Mandal, Kadi.
Hobby: Sports, swimming, social reforms activities.
Travel Abroad: Europe
Permanent Address: Friends Ville,Behind Umara Police Station,Ghod Dod Road, Surat. Tel. No. (0261) 2660212 (R).
Present Address: Bungalow No. 807, Opp. Church, Sector – 8, Gandhinagar – 382 008.