Member of Gujarat Legislative Assembly (MLA) Anjar

Name: Vasanbhai Gopalbhai Ahir
Party: Bharatiya Janata Party
Constituency: 4,Anjar
District: Kuttch

Born: 30th July 1958, Ratnal, Taluka Anjar, Dist. Kutch.

Education: Standard  VII

Spouse and Children: Smt.Kankubahen, three sons, one daughter.

Occupation: Agriculture

Parliamentary Career:

  1. Member, Ninth Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 1995-97
  2. Member, Tenth Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 1998-2002,
  3. Member, Twelfth Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 2007-12.
  4. Minister of State for Socially and Educationally Backward Classes in the Govt. of Gujarat from 4th January 2008 to 25th December 2012
  5. Minister for State for cottage industries,Salt Industriessine 1st Nov.,2013


  • President,  All Gujarat Truck Transport Association, for three terms,
  • President, Kutch Aahir Samaj.
  • Acting President, Akhil Gujarat Vidyut Kaamdar Sangh.
  • Vice President, Akhil Gujarat Yadav Aahir Samaj. Member, All India Transport Congress..
  • Life Member, Managing Committee, All India Transport Congress.
  • Director, Agricultural Produce Market Committee, Anjar, 1990-93.
  • Sarpanch, Ratnal Gram Panchayat, 1980-97.
  • Ratnal Gram Panchayat was awarded with the best Gram Panchayat Award in 1984-85 during his tenure.

Hobby: Songs, Bhajans, music, horse riding.

Travels Abroad: Muscat, Dubai

Permanent Address:At Ratnal, Taluka Anjar,Dist. Kuchchh.
Tel. No.: (02836) 276221