Member of Gujarat Legislative Assembly (MLA) Vav

Name: Shankarbhai Lagdhirbhai Chaudhry
Party: Bharatiya Janata Party
Constituency: 7, Vav
District: Banaskantha

Born: 1st June 1970, Vadnagar, Taluka Radhanpur, Dist. Patan.

Education: M.B.A.

Spouse and Children: Smt. Premilabahen, three daughters.

Occupation: Social services, agriculture.

Parliamentary Career:

  1. Member, Tenth Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 1998-2002
  2. Member, Eleventh Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 2002-07
  3. Member, Twelfth Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 2007-12.
  4. Was Chairman of Panchayati Raj Committee and Committee of Privileges.


  • Chairman, The Banaskantha District Central Coop. Bank Ltd.
  • Vice Chairman, The Gujarat State Coop. Bank Ltd., Ahmedabad.
  • Pradesh General Secretary, Bharatiya Janata Party.
  • Associated with activities like drive to free the people of border areas from addictions, permanent settlement of people of nomadic caste, a public awareness drive for the security of boarder areas by undertaking padyatra, establishment of a military school, etc.

Hobby: Reading, travel, reading of historical books and biographies of legendary personalities.

Travels Abroad: France, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, South Africa, Kenya.

Permanent Address:  21, Arbudanagar Society, At and Taluka Radhanpur. Dist. Patan (Gujarat). Pin-385340.
Tel. No.: (02746) 276199.

Present Address: 14/5, MLA Quarters, Sector-21, Gandhinagar. (Gujarat).