Member of Gujarat Legislative Assembly (MLA) Bhavnagar (East)

Name: Vibhavaribahen Vijaybhai Dave
Party: Bharatiya Janata Party
Constituency: 104, Bhavnagar (East)
District: Bhavnagar

Born: 9th January 1959, Liliya.

Education: M.Com. D.C.A., C.C.A.P. (U.K), D.C.O. (I.G.N.O.U.)

Spouse and Children: Shri Vijaybhai Dave, one son.

Occupation: Social service.

Parliamentary Career:

  1. Member, Twelfth Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 2007-12.


  • Member, Municipal Corporation, Bhavnagar, 1995-2000 and 2000-05.
  • Former Deputy Mayor, 1995-96.
  • Former Mayor, 1997-98 (First Woman Deputy Mayor and Mayor).
  • Founder President, “Mavtar” Organization working for the welfare of senior citizens.
  • Cultural and religious activities and festivals like graba, dhuleti, etc. are organized under the auspices of this organization.
  • Awards, Red and White Bravery Award (Social). 2004 by God Fray India Ltd.
  • Gold Medal, by the Governor, 2005.
  • Best Citizen Award, Shishuvihar Organization, Bhavnagar, 2006.
  • Best Woman Social Activist Award, 2011, by Stri Kelavani Mandal –  Gujarat (presented by Shri Morari Bapu).
  • Elderly people have given her the name of “beloved daughter of parents”.
  • Was declared Green Ambassador by the Govt. of Gujarat for her work in the field of Sustainable Environment Protection.
  • Active in tree plantation, environment preservation.

Hobby: Philosophy, reading of the books related to human values, fond of listening to the good lectures, listening to Ghazals and Mushairas, serving to poor and aged people.

Travels Abroad: Philippines.

Permanent Address:   ‘Basera’, Hill Drive, Plot No. 2201/A/6, Bhavnagar.

Present Address:  27, Ashtavinayak Complex, Opp. Madhav Darshan, Vaghavadi Road,Bhavnagar.                                                                                                       Tel. No.  (0278) 251 7777.