Lakhabhai Bharwad

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Lakhabhai Bharwad (born 26 September 1959) is an Indian politician serving as the current Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) of Gujarat and is the Vice President of the Gujarat Congress. He was elected as the MLA from the Viramgam constituency in 2017, defeating his opponent Tejashree Patel by 6,500 votes.[1] Bharwad has raised the issue of farmer suicide in parliament, requesting data on suicides arising from crop failures in September 2018.[2] Owing to his questions, it was revealed that the Gujarat Government had loaned 585 crores (about US $78.5 million) to Tata motors.[3] At present, Bharwad is associated with the Indian National Congress political party.[4] He has no criminal record but has 22,80,000 Rupees of financial liability.[4] He was graduated from B.A.L.D. Arts College in 1983, at Gujarat University.[5] His self profession includes farmer, agriculturist, social worker and animal husbandry.[5]


  1. ^ Singh, Raj (2017-12-18). "Gujarat Election Results 2017: Most Congress turncoats lose, prominent party leaders trounced". Retrieved 2021-04-14.
  2. ^ "26 farmers committed suicide in 5 yrs: Gujarat govt". The Indian Express. 2019-12-11. Retrieved 2021-04-14.
  3. ^ Sep 26, Kapil Dave / TNN /; 2018; Ist, 07:11. "Gujarat govt paid Rs 585 crore as soft loan to Tata Motors | Ahmedabad News - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2021-04-14.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  4. ^ a b "Lakhabhai Bhikhabhai Bharwad". Our Neta. 2020-01-29. Retrieved 2021-04-14.
  5. ^ a b "Bharwad Lakhabhai Bhikhabhai(Indian National Congress(INC)):Constituency- VIRAMGAM(AHMEDABAD) - Affidavit Information of Candidate:". Retrieved 2021-04-14.

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