Mansukhbhai Dhanjibhai Vasava

Positions Held

Ministry Tenure
Minister of State 2014 – 5 July 2016

Personal Details

Date Of Birth 1 June 1957 (age 61)
Place Narmada, Gujarat
Political Party Bharatiya Janata Party
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Profile

Mansukhbhai Dhanjibhai Vasava (born 1 June 1957) is an Indian Politician Leader of Bharatiya Janata Party and former Union Minister of State for
Tribal Affairs (till July 5, 2016) in the Government of India under the Prime Ministership of Narendra Modi.
He first got elected to 12th Lok Sabha in a by-election held on 25 November 1998 from the Bharuch Parliamentary Constituency of Gujarat, once a stronghold of Congress President Sonia Gandhi’s political advisor Ahmed Patel.
He was re-elected to the Lok Sabha in 1998, 1999, 2004, 2009 and 2014 from the same constituency (renamed as Bharuch in 2008); five times in a row. He also served in the Government of Gujarat in 1994 as a Deputy Minister.
He holds a master’s degree in Social Work (M.S.W.) from Gujarat Vidyapith, Ahemadabad and was graduated(B.A.) from South Gujarat University.