Fourteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Katara, Shri Babubhai Khimabhai
Constituency   : Dahod -ST (Gujarat)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

Father's Name Shri Khimabhai
Mother's Name Smt. Savrupaben
Date of Birth 01 Jan 1961
Place of Birth Chitrodia, Distt. Dahod (Gujarat)
Marital Status MARRIED
Date of Marriage 02 Apr 1982
Spouse's Name Smt. Sharadaben B. Katara
No. of Sons 2
No.of Daughters 1
Educated at Gujarat University, Dahod (Gujarat)
Profession Agriculturist
Permanent Address
Mandir Faliya, Jhalod, At & P.O. Jhalod,
Distt. Dahod - 389 170 (Gujarat)
(02679) 225000
Fax: (02679) 225111
Present Address
123, South Avenue,
New Delhi - 110 011
Tels. (011) 23793181, 9868180306 (M)
Positions Held
1999 Elected to 13th Lok Sabha
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Urban and Rural Development
2004 Re-elected to 14 Lok Sabha (2nd term)
5 Aug. 2007 onwards Member, Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests

Special Interests
Agriculture, horticulture, animal husbandry and afforestation
Sports and Clubs
Interested in athletics; was 1500-metre and 5000-metre sprinter at the University level
Other Information
President, (i) Dharma Pracharak Vibhag, Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Dahod, 1987-92 (ii) Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Distt. Dahod, Gujarat, 1992-98; Director, Gujarat Tribal Development Corporation, 1998-99; Agriculture Officer, Gujarat State Land Development Coporation, 1981-98

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