Vitthal Radadiya

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Vitthalbhai Hansrajbhai Radadiya
In office
15th Lok Sabha 2009-2014.[1]
Preceded by Harilal Madhavjibhai Patel
Constituency Porbandar, Gujarat[1]
Personal details
Born (1958-11-08) November 8, 1958 (age 56).[1]
Dolidar, Rajkot, (Gujarat).[1]
Citizenship  India
Nationality  India
Political party Bharatiya Janata Party.[1]
Spouse(s) Mrs. Chetna Ben.[1]
Children 2 sons.[1]
Residence Rajkot & New Delhi.[1]
Profession Social Worker & Politician.[1]
Committees Committee on Agriculture (Member).[1]

Vitthalbhai Hansrajbhai Radadiya is a member of the 15th Lok Sabha of India. He represented the Porbandar constituency of Gujarat and is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party political party.[1]

Early life[edit]

Vitthalbhai Radadiya holds B.A. degree. He was a Social worker before joining politics.[1] Radadiya, in the early 1990s, joined the BJP; later he joined the Congress Party. In 2013, he re-joined BJP.[why?]

His son Jayesh Radadiya is also a politician and also holds the portfolio for Gujarat Minister of Tourism and, separately, of Aviation. Kalpesh Radadiya, one of Vitthalbhai's sons, died of cardiac arrest when in his 20s. In 2014, Vitthalbhai Radadiya married off Kalpesh's widow Manisha and gave her a big amount of money as gift in her second marriage. This gesture attracted lot of publicity and earned him huge respect. It was Kalpesh's friend Hardik Chovatiya who married Manisha in a heartwarming gesture.

Vitthalbhai Radadiya also director of IIFCO company.

he is also chairman of Rajkot district co-operative bank

Posts Held[edit]

06 || 2009 || 2012 || MP, 15th Lok Sabha

# From To Position
01 1990 1994 MLA, (8th assembly)
02 1991 1997 MLA, (9th assembly)
03 1997 2002 MLA, (10th assembly)
04 2002 2007 MLA, (11th assembly)
05 2007 2009 MLA, (12th assembly)
06 2009 2012 MP, 15th Lok Sabha
07 2009 - Committee on Agriculture
08 2012 2013 MLA, (13th assembly)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Lok Sabha profile". Lok Sabha website. Retrieved Aug 2012.