Liladhar Vaghela is a Member of Parliament or Lok Sabha from Patan constituency in Gujarat. He was born at Pimpal in Chanasma taluka of Mahesana district and has a B.A, B.ed degree. He started his career in agriculture, social work and journalism. He is founder Editor of Banas Sandesh weekly for last 25 years. Liladhar Vaghela was in Congress party in past, and he was a minister in late Chimanbhai Patel ministry. He came to limelight when he contested Lok Sabha election against the then-heavyweight Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela in 2004. Though he was from north Gujarat, he was chosen by Modi to contest for the election of central Gujarat’s Kapadvanj against locally experienced candidate Shankarsinh, because he was from Thakor community but he lost the election.
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