Member of Gujarat Legislative Assembly (MLA) Surat East
Born: 15th October 1946, Surat.
Education: B.Com, A.C.A (Chartered Accountant).
Spouse and Children: Smt. Jyotibahen, one son, two daughters.
Occupation: Production and sale of brocade.
- Member, Twelfth Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 2002-07.
- Minister of State for Cottage Industries, Salt Industries, Printing and Stationery (Independent Charge), Planning, Transport in the Govt. of Gujarat from 2nd February 2011 to 25th December 2012.
- Member, Surat Municipal Corporation, Surat, since December 2005.
- Chairman, Standing Committee, Surat Municipal Corporation from December 2005 to December 2007.
- Mayor, Surat Municipal Corporation, from July 2008 to December 2010.
Travel Abroad: New Jersey (America).
Permanent Address: 7/4409, Nana Jivan-ni-Sheri,Darukhana Road, Begampura,Surat – 395 003. Tel. No. (0261) 2442653.