Fourteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Varma, Shri Ratilal Kalidas
Constituency   : Dhandhuka -SC (Gujarat)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Email Address : varmarl[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

 
Father's Name Shri Kalidas Ranchhoddas Varma
Mother's Name Late Smt. Shiviben Jashabha Varma
Date of Birth 30 Jun 1948
Place of Birth Ahmedabad (Gujarat)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 13 May 1971
Spouse's Name Smt. Kantaben
No. of Sons 2
No.of Daughters 1
Educational
Qualifications
M.A., B.Ed., LL.B.
Educated at Gujarat University, Ahmedabad (Gujarat)
Profession Social Worker
Educationist
Permanent Address
Sector-II - D, Sri Hari Park Society, Plot No.1092
`CH` Road, Gandhi Nagar (Gujarat)
(079) 23235561,2324796
Present Address
2, Pandit Pant Marg,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels.(011) 23712122, 9868180160 (M)
Positions Held
1975 Secretary,Bharatiya Janata Party (B.J.P.), Gujarat
1989 Elected to 9th Lok Sabha
1990-91 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Finance
1991 Re-elected to 10th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1996 Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1996-97 Member, Committee on Petroleum and Chemicals
Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (4th term)
1998-99 Member, Committee on Petroleum and Chemicals
Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Civil Aviation
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (5th term)
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Petroleum and Chemicals
Member, Joint Committee on Salaries and Allowances of Members of Parliament
1999-2001 Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Civil Aviation
2002-2004 Chairman, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
Member, Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas
2004 Re-elected to 14 Lok Sabha( 6th term)
Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
Member, Committee on Petroleum & Natural Gas
5 Aug. 2007 onwards Member, Committee on Petroleum & Natural Gas


 
 
Social And Cultural Activities
Chairman, Youth Committee, Lions Club, Shola, Gujarat; Vice-President, All India Scheduled Castes Cell, B.J.P.
 
Special Interests
Gathering information on socio-religious and economic aspects of India through tours and travels
 
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading, music, poetry and travelling
 
 
Countries Visited
Canada, France, Germany, Holland, Russia, U.A.E., U.K. and U.S.A.; addressed, (i) Indian Muslim Community Federation, London, 1998; and (ii) Indian American Culture Association, U.S.A., 1998; Member, Indian Parliamentary Delegation, (i) Russia, 1998; and (ii) Ongadougou, Burkina Faso, West Africa, 2001
 
Other Information
President, (i) Navjagruti Seva Samaj, Behrampura, Ahmedabad; and (ii) Dalit Jagran Manch,Gujarat; Chairman, Bharatiya Kalyan Sangh, Gujarat; Principal, Pandit Nehru Vidhya Vihar; Former Member, (i) Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Service; and (ii) Shree Shayak Credit and Supply Cooperative Society, Behrampura, Ahmedabad; Member, (i) School Board Municipal Corporation, Ahmedabad; (ii) Advisory Committee, Kalyan Cooperative Bank, Kalol, Gujarat; and (iii) Rajghat Samadhi Committee since May 1990; addressed Indians who organised a protest meeting before UNO; and participated in Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Centenary Celebrations in London


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