Poonamben Maadam is an active politician from Jamnagar, Gujarat. She is currently a Member of Parliament from Jamnagar seat. She was also the member of Gujarat Legislative Assembly from Khambhalia in Jamnagar district. She is the daughter of Hematbhai Maadam and Dinaben Maadam. Her father was four-time independent MLA from Khambhalia during 1972-1990. Former Jamnagar Congress MP Virkam Maadam is her distant uncle. Vikram Madam was not happy with the rise of Poonam in politics. While Poonam Maadam was in Congress’s probable candidates' list for Khambhalia seat, Vikram was lobbying for Hebha Bhai Karmur’s candidature. Later she became member of Gujarat Legislative Assembly from Khambhalia as BJP candidate. She tied the knot with a former defence officer Parminder Mahajan and the couple has a daughter. Her grandfather Rambhai Maadam was active in Ahir community work in the field of education. Till 2009, she was based in Delhi, but later she settled in Khambhalia. She originally belongs to Kalyanpur.
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