Mohanbhai Sanjibhai Delkar

Mohan Sanjibhai Delkar
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
Assumed office
2019
Preceded byNatubhai Gomanbhai Patel
ConstituencyDadra & Nagar Haveli
In office
1989–2009
Preceded bySitaram Jivyabhai Gavli
Succeeded byNatubhai Gomanbhai Patel
ConstituencyDadra & Nagar Haveli
Personal details
Born (1962-12-19) 19 December 1962 (age 56)
Silvassa, Dadra and Nagar Haveli
Spouse(s)Kala Mohan Delkar
ChildrenAbhinav Delkar and Divita Delkar
ResidenceDadra and Nagar Haveli
As of 20 October, 2019
Source: [2]

Mohan Sanjibhai Delkar (born 19 December 1962) is an Indian independent politician serving as the member of parliament for Dadra and Nagar Haveli.

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Delkar started his career as a trade union leader in Silvassa and fought for the rights of tribal people working in different factories here. Later, he started Adivasi Vikas Sangathan for the tribals in 1985.[1] In 1989, he was elected to the 9th Lok Sabha from Dadra and Nagar Haveli constituency as an independent candidate. In 1991 and 1996 he was re-elected to the Lok Sabha as an Indian National Congress candidate from the same constituency. In 1998, he was again elected to the Lok Sabha as a Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from the same constituency. In 1999 and 2004, he was re-elected to the Lok Sabha as an independent and the Bharatiya Navshakti Party (BNP) candidate respectively. On 4 February 2009, he re-joined the Indian National Congress.[2] In 2019 he distanced himself from the Congress Party and was elected as an independent politician.[3]

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