Heena Gavit

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Heena Vijaykumar Gavit
हीना गावित
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
Incumbent
Assumed office
May 2014 to till Date
Preceded by Manikrao Hodlya Gavit
Constituency Nandurbar
Personal details
Born (1987-05-28) 28 May 1987 (age 27)
Nandurbar
Nationality  Indian
Political party Bharatiya Janata Party
Residence Plot No.6, Viral Vihar Colony,
Khodai Mata Road,
Nandurbar
Maharashtra Pin-425412
Profession Doctor, Politician
As of 28 February, 2015

Dr. Heena Gavit is an Indian Bharatiya Janata Party politician from Maharashtra. She is a member of the 16th Lok Sabha (lower house of the Indian Parliament) from the Nandurbar constituency.

Professioanl Career[edit]

Heena Gavit is the daughter of Dr Vijaykumar Gavit, a Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MLA from the Nandurbar Assembly constituency. She is a doctor by profession.[1]

Political Career[edit]

In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, she defeated Manikrao Hodlya Gavit, a nine-time MP from Nandurbar. Manikrao's Indian National Congress held the seat since 1967. Heena's victory of margin was 106905 votes.[2]

Along with Raksha Khadse, she became the youngest MP in the 16th Lok Sabha.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BJP fields NCP leader's daughter Heena Gavit in Congress bastion". The Times of India. 2014-03-21. 
  2. ^ "Constituency-wise results for Lok Sabha Elections 2014". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2014-05-16. 
  3. ^ "Youngest winners: Heena Gavit and Raksha Khadse". The Times of India. 2014-05-16.