List of leaders of the opposition in the Gujarat Legislative Assembly

Indian National Congress Amarsinh Chaudhary Paresh Dhanani

The Leader of the Opposition in Gujarat Legislative Assembly (Gujarati: ગુજરાત વિધાનસભા) is the official leader of principal opposition party in assembly. The leader of opposition is given rank of cabinet minister and is entitled to draw monthly salary and other perks of the same Rank.[1]

Paresh Dhanani of Indian National Congress currently serves as leader of opposition in Gujarat Legislative Assembly. [2]

Leaders of the Opposition

Sr No Name Party From To
1 Nagindas Gandhi Praja Socialist Party 29/08/1960 01/03/1962
2 Bhailalbhai Patel Swatantra Party 23/03/1962 28/02/1967
3 Bhailalbhai Patel Swatantra Party 16/03/1967 20/04/1968
4 Jaideepsinghji Independent 24/04/1968 14/11/1970
5 Kantilal Ghiya Indian National Congress 16/11/1970 27/04/1971
6 Chimanbhai Patel Indian National Congress 28/04/1971 12/05/1971
7 Maneklal Gandhi Indian National Congress 01/09/1972 09/02/1974
8 Madhav Singh Solanki Indian National Congress 27/06/1975 24/12/1976
9 Babubhai J Patel Indian National Congress (Organisation) 24/12/1976 08/04/1977
10 Madhav Singh Solanki Indian National Congress 11/04/1977 17/02/1980
11 Dalsukhbhai Godhani Janata Party 09/06/1980 08/03/1985
12 Chimanbhai Patel Janata Party 16/03/1985 02/03/1990
13 C. D. Patel Indian National Congress 15/03/1990 28/10/1990
14 Keshubhai Patel Bharatiya Janata Party 29/10/1990 11/03/1995
15 Amarsinh Chaudhary Indian National Congress 20/03/1995 19/09/1996
16 Suresh Mehta Bharatiya Janata Party 19/02/1997 26/12/1997
17 Amarsinh Chaudhary Indian National Congress 19/03/1998 18/11/2001
18 Naresh Rawal Indian National Congress 19/11/2001 19/07/2002
19 Amarsinh Chaudhary Indian National Congress 16/12/2002 15/08/2004
20 Arjun Modhwadia Indian National Congress 29/10/2004 24/12/2007
21 Shaktisinh Gohil Indian National Congress 17/01/2008 20/12/2012
22 Shankarsinh Vaghela Indian National Congress 23/01/2013 21/07/2017
23 Mohan Rathwa Indian National Congress 23/07/2017 18/12/2017
24 Paresh Dhanani Indian National Congress 06/01/2018 Incumbent

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References

  1. ^ "Leader of Opposition in Gujarat Vidhan Sabha" (hml). Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs Department, Government of Gujarat. p. 01. Retrieved 5 July 2020.
  2. ^ "Leader of Opposition in Gujarat Vidhan Sabha" (hml). Gujarat Vidhan Sabha. p. 01. Retrieved 5 July 2020.
  3. ^ "Leaders of Opposition of Gujarat" (hml). Gujarat Vidhan Sabha. p. 01. Retrieved 30 May 2020.