Sixteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Chauhan, Shri Prabhatsinh Pratapsinh
Constituency   : Panchmahal (Gujarat)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : mp[DOT]panchmahal[AT]prabhatsinh[DOT]com
Website : http://www[DOT]prabhatsinh[DOT]tel

Father's Name Shri Pratap Sinh Chauhan
Mother's Name Smt. Manba Chauhan
Date of Birth 15 Jun 1941
Place of Birth Mahelol Muvadi, Panchmahal, Gujarat
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 17 Feb 1961
Spouse's Name Smt. Ramila Ben Chauhan
No. of Sons 4
No.of Daughters 4
Higher Secondary
Educated at Shri K.K. High School, Vejalpur, Distt. Panchmahal, Gujarat
Profession Agriculturist
Political and Social Worker, Educationist
Permanent Address
At. & P.O. Mahelol, Teh. Godhra,
Distt. Panchmahal, Gujarat
Tel : (02672) 283141, 09825035557, 09013180256 (M)
Present Address
Bungalow No. 33, Ferozshah Road,
New Delhi - 110001
Tel : (011) 23782422, 09825035557, 09013180256 (M)
Fax : (022) 66459493
Positions Held
1980 - 2012 Sarpanch
1980-90 Member, Distt. Panchayat Education Committee
1980-90 and 1995-2007 Member, Gujarat Legislative Assembly (Five Terms)
1997-02 Deputy Minister, Forest & Environment, Govt. of Gujarat
2002-07 Minister of State, Tribal Affairs, Govt. of Gujarat
2004 Minister of State, Cow Breeding, Devsthan & Yatradham, Govt. of Gujarat
2009 Elected to 15th Lok Sabha
31 Aug. 2009 - 2014 Member, Standing Committee on Chemicals and Fertilizers
2009 - 2014 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Finance and Corporate Affairs
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1 Sep. 2014 onwards Member, Committee on Absence of Members from the Sittings of the House
Member, Standing Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forests
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Finance and Corporate Affairs

Social And Cultural Activities
Organised programmes for social equality and rural development; took part in shramdan and made in-depth study of various evils in rural society like illiteracy, population explosion; malnutrition, court cases, alcoholism etc.; actively working for the development of rural areas and promotion of folk arts and culture; running a College - P.P. Chauhan College
Special Interests
Reading Religious Books and News Papers
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Agriculture, religious activities and devtotional music - both vocal and instrumental
Sports and Clubs
Long Jump, Kabaddi, Yoga and exercise
Countries Visited
U.K. and U.S.A
Other Information
President (i) The Telibiya Udpadak Sahkari Mandli Ltd. Mehlol; (ii) Jay Prannash Piyat Sahkari Mandli Ltd. Pratappura; (iii) Arthaksham Seva Sahkari Mandli Ltd. Mehlol; (iv) Khedut Anyay Nivaran Samiti Kalol; and (v) Sivam Education Trust kalol; Vice-President, Kathodia Udvahan Sinchai Yojana; Member, M.M. Gandhi Arts & Commerce College Kalol; Participated in a religious padyatra upto 13,000 km., 1962-72;

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