SHRI VAJUBHAI RUDABHAI VALA
Name : Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala
Date of Birth : 23-01-1938
Educational Qualification: B.Sc., LL.B.
 Chairman, Rajkot Nagarik Sahakari Bank 1975
 Mayor of
 M.L.A. of Rajkot-2 Constituency 1985
 Minister in
2. Energy, Petrochemicals and
 1. Appointed to perform the duties of the 26-12-2012 to 18-1-2013
Speaker of G.L.A. 2. Chosen as the Speaker of G.L.A. 23-1-2013 till today
 B.J.P. Party President 1996 to 1998
A born leader Mr. Vala entered into public life as a Swayam Sevak of R.S.S. during his school time. Having great leadership qualities, he used to solve the problems of his schoolmates. During his college time he became the Secretary of Gymkhana of his college named Dharmendrasinhji. Since the initial stage of his life, he took leadership to solve the problems of the people.
Mr. Vala, as a leader gives importance to mass contact. He has soft corner for downtrodden and needy people of the society. He always listens their problems patiently and tries his best to solve them. He becomes helpful to them and guide them in all possible ways. He has got a special place in the heart of the people through his generous, modest, affectionate, docile and courteous attitude.
As a public figure Mr. Vala is associated with one of the leading co-operative banks of India Shri Rajkot Nagrik Sahakari Bank since the year 1971 and he has given his efficient service as a Chairman of this leading bank from 1975-76 to 1981-82 and from 1987 to 1990. He is absolutely dedicated to his work and due to his vivacious personality he never losses his temperament. His modest and friendly attitude has popularized him among the members and customers of the bank. He is having profound knowledge of the laws of co-operative society and vast administrative experience, too.
He had been to jail for eleven months during the critical time of year 1975
He was elected as a Councillor of the
Ward No.6 of
Mr. Vala did extremely admiring work
during the water crisis in the year 1986. As an efficient Mayor and an M.L.A.,
he vigorously represented the water problems before the State Government and
finally did successful arrangements of water from the various Dams near and far
He was a member of Rajkot Civil Supplies Advisory Committee and Gujarat State Road Transport Authority Committee. Mr. Vala was elected as M.L.A. from Rajkot-2 Constituency for the second time in 1990.
He was as an M.L.A. included as a member in the Budget Committee of Gujarat State Assembly in the year 1985. In 1990, for the first time he became Minister of Urban Development for a short period of time. He showed his profound knowledge and did justice to the portfolio allotted to him.
He was elected as an M.L.A. for the
third time by the people of
He rendered remarkable service as a Revenue Minister and as a Finance Minister during the natural calamities like drought and earthquake.
He again took
During the Empowered
Shri Vajubhai has been facilitated with the
award "Bharat Gaurav Award" by
In Bharatiya Janata
Mr. Vala is having great command over the language due to his habit of deep reading. He understands the presentations of people easily as being a literary person. He is having great efficiency to make a tense situation light through his humorous and jolly nature. He is a man of manifold great characteristics. He can discuss the issues of large public interest with the journalists as well as he can great the kids lovingly.