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Parsottambhai Rupala

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Parsottambhai Rupala born 1 October 1954 is a member of Rajya Sabha2 representing the Indian state of Gujarat and a leader of Bharatiya Janata Party He was a member of Gujarat Legislative Assembly from Amreli and a minister in Government of Gujarat He was the state president of the party


  • 1 Early life
  • 2 Career
  • 3 Personal life
  • 4 References
  • 5 External links

Early lifeedit

Rupala was born to Hariben Khodabhai and Khodabhai Madhabhai, on 1 October 19543 Rupala earned his BSc and BEd He studied at Saurashtra University and Gujarat University in 1976–1977

Before entering politics, he served as School Principal at Hamapur in Medium School from 1977 to 19834 He was the chief officer of the Amreli municipality from November 1983 to March 1987


Rupala was the president of the Amreli district Bhartiya Janta Party from 1988 to 1991 This led to his service as Secretary of the Bhartiya Janta Party in 1992

He was Chairman of a youth hostel from February 2002 to 2004 He served as trustee of Kadva Patidar trust, in Amreli, Chairman of Madad Trust and President of the Gujarat electricity board union

He served 3 consecutive terms as a member of Gujarat Legislative Assembly ending in 20025

He was a Cabinet Minister in Narmada for Irrigation and Water Supply from 19 March 1995 to 20 October 1995 and again from 4 November 1995 to 18 September 1996; and for Agriculture from 9 October 2001 to 21 December 2002 He chaired the Public Accounts Committee of Gujarat Legislative Assembly from March 1997 to December 1997

He was the Chairman of Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation GIDC from June 1998 to October 2001

He was elected a Rajya Sabha Member 2008-2009 where he served on the Committee on Food, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution Member Aug 2009 - Aug 2010, on the Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice Member July 2010 -, on the Committee for the Ministry of Shipping Member Sept 2010 - and on the Committee on Chemicals and Fertilizers Member, Committee on AgricultureAug 2012 -

He was again elected to Rajya Sabha in June 2016 in by-poll which was necessitated due to the death of sitting Congress MP Praveen Rashtrapal His term will end on 2 April 20186

Personal lifeedit

Rupala married Savitaben in 1979 They have a daughter and one son


  1. ^ http://wwwndtvcom/india-news/bjps-parshottam-rupala-elected-to-rajya-sabha-from-gujarat-1415270
  2. ^ "Alphabetical List Of Former Members Of Rajya Sabha Since 1952" 
  3. ^ "Detailed Profile - Shri Parshottam Khodabhai Rupala - Members of Parliament Rajya Sabha - Who's Who - Government: National Portal of India" 
  4. ^ Administrator "Parshottam Rupala's life sketch" 
  5. ^ Administrator "Polytical History Of Parshottam Rupala" 
  6. ^ "BJP's Parshottam Rupala Elected To Rajya Sabha From Gujarat" NDTVcom 3 June 2016 Retrieved 12 June 2016 

External linksedit

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  • "Three Gujarat BJP members file papers for Rajya Sabha" Thaindian News 

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