Ramanlal Vora

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Ramanlal Vora
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16th Speaker Gujarat Legislative Assembly
In office
22 August 2016 – 16 February 2018
Preceded by Ganpatsinh Vestabhai Vasava
Succeeded by Rajendra S Trivedi
Member of Legislative Assembly
In office
1995 – 2017(Five terms)
Constituency Idar
Personal details
Political party Bharatiya Janata Party

Ramanlal Vora is an Indian politician of the Bharatiya Janata Party from Gujarat state of India. He is elected to Gujarat Legislative Assembly for five consecutive terms from Idar from 1995 to 2017. He was serving as a speaker of Gujarat Legislative Assembly since 22 August 2016.[1]


Ramanlal Vora, son of Indian independence activist Ishwarlal Vora, is a retired Bank Employee and was associated with the Trade Union Activities. He was the Secretary, Ahmedabad City BJP Unit. He is a member of Gujarat State BJP Executive Committee since 1992 and has also performed duties as President of Gujarat State BJP Scheduled Cast Morcha.

He was elected M.L.A. in 1995 from Idar constituency and became Deputy Minister, Energy, Petrochemicals and Co-Operation Department. In 1998 he was re-elected from the same constituency and became State Minister for Co-Operation (Independent Charge) and Administrative Reforms.

He has been re-elected for the third time from Idar constituency and has held cabinet rank as Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment, Labour & Employment Department. He is (Prabhari) In-charge Minister of Sabarkantha, Dahod, Kutch and Surendranagar District. He has been re-elected for the fourth time from Idar constituency and has held cabinet rank as Minister for Education, (Primary, Secondary, Adult), Higher and Technical Education Department.

He lost in Gujarat Legislative Assembly election, 2017 from Dasada against Indian National Congress candidate Naushadji Solanki.[2]


  1. ^ "Ramanlal Vora elected unopposed new Speaker of Gujarat Assembly". Business Standard News. 22 August 2016. Retrieved 23 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Heavyweights, MLAs, Ministers Bite The Dust". NDTV. Retrieved 2017-12-23.