Acharya Dr. Nimaben Bhaveshbhai popularly known as Nimaben Bhaveshbhai is an Indian Politician who belongs to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). She is the MLA representing the Bhuj constituency of Gujarat for its 12th legislative assembly.
Nimaben Bhaveshbhai Political Career
Nimaben started her political journey for the Indian National Congress (INC) in the year 2002. She won the assembly elections in 2002 and 2007. In 2007, her husband and 6 corporators switched parties and joined BJP. She was expelled from the Congress party in 2007 due to anti-party activities when she votes for Bhairon Singh Shekhawat in the Presidential elections. Later, she joined BJP and in 2012 got a ticket to contest the State Assembly elections for BJP from Bhuj. She defeated Amirali Hajihushen Lodhiya of the Congress party by 8,973 votes.
In 2017, she again won the State Assembly elections from Bhuj by defeating Chaki Adambhai Budhabhai of the Congress party by a margin of 14,022 votes.
In 2021, she became the first woman speaker of the Gujarat assembly. She previously served on the Gujarat family planning council.
Nimaben Bhaveshbhai Personal Life
Nimaben was born on 12th December 1947 in Dudhrej, Gujarat. She is married to Dr. Bhaveshbhai F. Acharya, he is a doctor by profession.
Nimaben Bhaveshbhai Education
Nimaben has studied M.B.B.S., D.G.O., and M.D. (Gynec and Obstetrics) at Gujarat University.
Nimaben Bhaveshbhai Net Worth
According to some reports, Nimaben has assets of Rs34.7 crore. She has a net worth of Rs24 crore.
Nimaben Bhaveshbhai Controversies
- During the Loksabha polls of 2009, she was sentenced to one year in jail for buying voters with money along with ex-MLA Kanti Amrutiya.
- In April 2017, she was traveling via her vehicle when she was attacked by unidentified men who threw stones and broke the glass of the car but Nimaben and her driver managed to escape the attack.
Nimaben Bhaveshbhai Wiki/Bio
|D.O.B.||12th December 1947|
|Husband||Dr. Bhaveshbhai F. Acharya|
|Political Party||Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)|
|Education||M.B.B.S., D.G.O., M.D. (Gynec and Obstetric) from Gujarat University|
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