The Congress party's candidate from the Dharampur Assembly Constituency for the Gujarat Assembly elections 2017 is Ishwarbhai D. Patel. Dharampur Assembly Constituency is reserved for Schedule Tribe candidates. Dharampur is a small town and municipality situated in Valsad district. Historically, it was a capital of the former princely State of Dharampur.
Ishwarbhai Patel is the current MLA representing Dharampur Assembly Constituency. In 2012 Gujarat Assembly elections, Ishwarbhai Patel defeated BJP's Chaudhari Sumitraben Batukbhai by 15,298 votes. The Congress has been winning from this seat since 2002.
Ishwarbhai is 58-years-old and he has stated his main occupation as farming. He is a resident of Valsad and has studied till class 10th. Ishwarbhai's assets are worth around Rs 16 lakhs and he has no criminal cases against him.