The Congress party's candidate from the Umbargaon Assembly Constituency for the Gujarat Assembly elections 2017 is Ashokbhai M. Patel. Umbargaon Assembly Constituency is reserved for Schedule Tribe candidates. Umargam assembly constituency is also called Umargaon and is located in Valsad district of Gujarat.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s Ramanlal Nanubhai Patkar is the current MLA representing Umbargaon Assembly Constituency. In 2012 Gujarat Assembly constituency, Ramanlal Nanubhai Patkar defeated Congress party's Govindbhai Vestabhai Patel by 28,299 votes. Ramanlal Nanubhai Patkar has been winning from this seat since 1995, but for 2002 when Congress' Shankarbhai Manglabhai Varli defeated him.