Sixteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Vaghela, Shri Liladharbhai Khodaji
Constituency   : Patan (Gujarat)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : vaghela[DOT]liladharbhai[AT]gmail[DOT]com

Father's Name Shri Khodaji M. Vaghela
Mother's Name Smt. Revaba K Vaghela
Date of Birth 17 Feb 1935
Place of Birth Pimpal, Patan, Gujarat
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 20 Feb 1965
No. of Sons 5
B.A., B.Ed., Hindi Visharad
Educated at Gujarat Vidhyapith, Ahmedabad, Gujarat and Allahabad Prayag, U.P.
Profession Farmer
Permanent Address
Plot No. 744, Panchshil Park Society, Sector-21,
Gandhinagar-382021, Gujarat
Telefax : (079) 23229211
09013869114, 09825336777 (M)
Present Address
804, Narmada Apartment,
Dr. B. D. Marg,
New Delhi-110 001
09013869114 (M)
Positions Held
1975-1980, 1985-1995, 1998-2002 and 2007-May 2014 Member, Gujarat Legislative Assembly (Six terms)
1990 - 1995 Cabinet Minister for Panchayat Dept., Govt. of Gujarat
1998 - 2001 State Minister (Independent Charge) for Consumer Affairs, Govt. of Gujarat
2001 - 2002 State Minister for Agriculture & Jail, Govt. of Gujarat
2010 - 2012 State Minister for Labour & Employment, Govt. of Gujarat
2012 - May 2014 State Minister for Animal Husbandry, Fisheries and SEBC Welfare, Govt. of Gujarat
May, 2014 Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
1 Sep. 2014 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Water Resources
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water and Sanitation
27 April 2015 onwards Member, Railway Convention Committee (R.C.C.)

Literary, Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Founder of Banas Sandesh (Weekly) News Paper in 1972 to till Date
Social And Cultural Activities
1) Banaskantha District Economically Backwards Society; 2) Banaskantha District Jan Morcha; 3) Banaskantha District Panchayat, 1984; 4) Banaskantha District Thakur Samaj, 1972-1991
Vice President:- Gujarat Pradesh Jan Morcha Since 1985
Special Interests
Sports; Travelling; Reading
Countries Visited
Other Information
Convenor:- 1) Gujarat Vikasati Jati Vikas Mandal, 1985; 2) Gujarat "Aavidal" Vikas Parishad, 1996

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