Agriculturist turned Politician Shri Mansukhbhai Dhanjibhai Vasava, born on 1 June, 1957, is an Indian politician associated with Bharatiya Janata Party and former Union Minister of State for Tribal Affairs from May 2014 till July 2016, with the Government of India under the Prime Minister-ship of Narendra Modi. He worked with the vision to develop tribal areas as cities, bring better irrigation facilities and best education system for tribal development.
Mansukhbhai first got elected in 12th Lok Sabha in an election held on 25 November 1998 from the Bharuch Parliamentary Constituency of Gujarat. He was re-elected in 1998, 1999, 2004, 2009 and 2014 from the same constituency for five terms in a row. He also served in the Government of Gujarat as a Deputy Minister in 1994. He holds a Master degree in Social Work (M.S.W) from Gujarat Vidyapith, Ahmedabad and was graduated (B.A) from South Gujarat University.