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Fifteenth Lok Sabha Member


Somabhai Gandalal Koli Patel

Somabhai Gandalal Koli Patel

Party Name Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Constituency Surendranagar
State Gujarat
Father's Name Shri Ganda Lal
Mother's Name Smt. Amlha Ben
Date of Birth 10.08.1940
Place of Birth Viramgam, Distt. Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Profession Agriculturist, Businessman
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 01 Jan 1961
Spouse's Name Smt. Madhu Ben Patel
No. of Children 4
Educational Qualifications

Under Matriculate
Educated at Viramgam Taluka Shala, Viramgam, Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Permanent Address

Parkota Near Rajinadil Bisngaon
Distt. - Ahmedabad
Gujarat
Phone: 02715-233333

Present Address

124-126, North Avenue
New Delhi - 110 001
Phone: 011-24100073

Position Held

1980-1989
President, BJP, Taluk Viramgam, Gujarat

1984-1989
- Vice-President, Nagar Palika, Viramgam, Gujarat
- Member, Gujarat Legislative Assembly

1989
Elected to 9th Lok Sabha

1990
Member, Consultative Committee Ministry of Surface Transport

1991
Re-elected to 10th Lok Sabha (2nd term)

2004
- Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
- Member, Committee on Absence of Members from the sittings of the House
- Member, Committee on External Affairs

7 August 2006 onwards
Member, Committee on Absence of Members from the Sittings of the House

Special Interests

Social activities, welfare of labour and employees

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Singing

Countries Visited

Nepal

Other Information

- Chairman, State Tansport, Gujarat, 1997-99;
- Member, International Koli Samaj;
- Joint Secretary, Lions Club, Viramgam, Gujarat;
- Vice President, Gujarat Rajya Koli Samaj, 1985-90;
- arrested during Emergency, 1976-77 at Sabarmati, Gujarat