Heena Gavit

Summary

Dr. Heena Gavit is an Indian Bharatiya Janata Party politician from Maharashtra. She is a member of the 17th Lok Sabha (lower house of the Indian Parliament) from the Nandurbar constituency.She is a National Spokesperson of the BJP.[1]

Heena Gavit
हीना गावित
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
Assumed office
May 2014
Preceded byManikrao Hodlya Gavit
ConstituencyNandurbar
Personal details
Born (1987-06-28) 28 June 1987 (age 34)
Nandurbar
Nationality Indian
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
RelationsVijaykumar Krishnarao Gavit (father)
Residence(s)Plot No.6, Viral Vihar Colony,
Khodai Mata Road,
Nandurbar
Maharashtra Pin-425412
Alma materM.B.B.S
M.D. General Medicine
L.L.B
ProfessionDoctor, Politician
As of 28 February, 2015

Professional careerEdit

Dr. Heena Gavit is the daughter of Dr Vijaykumar Gavit, a Bharatiya Janata Party & Ex-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MLA from the Nandurbar Assembly constituency. She is a doctor by profession.[2]

Political careerEdit

In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, she defeated Manikrao Hodlya Gavit, a nine-time MP from Nandurbar. Manikrao's Indian National Congress held the seat since 1981. Heena's victory of margin was 106905 votes.[3]

Along with Raksha Khadse, she became the youngest MP in the 16th Lok Sabha.[4]

ControversyEdit

On 5 August 2018, the protesters who were observing a dharna outside the Dhule Collector's office for the past 16 days attacked Heena Gavit's car.[5][6][7][8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "BJP's new team: Mukul Roy, Tejasvi Surya promoted; Ram Madhav gets replaced". Livemint. 26 September 2020. Retrieved 8 July 2021.
  2. ^ "BJP fields NCP leader's daughter Heena Gavit in Congress bastion". The Times of India. 21 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Constituency-wise results for Lok Sabha Elections 2014". Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 17 May 2014. Retrieved 16 May 2014.
  4. ^ "Youngest winners: Heena Gavit and Raksha Khadse". The Times of India. 16 May 2014.
  5. ^ Staff Reporter (6 August 2018). "Maratha protesters attack BJP MP Heena Gavit's car in Dhule". The Indian Express. Retrieved 12 August 2018.
  6. ^ Staff Reporter (5 August 2018). "Maratha protesters damage BJP MP's car in Dhule". The Times of India. Retrieved 12 August 2018.
  7. ^ Staff Reporter (6 August 2018). "Bandha in Nandurbar to protest attack on local MP's car". The Business Standard. Retrieved 12 August 2018.
  8. ^ Staff Reporter (5 August 2018). "Maratha protesters damage BJP MP Heena Gavit's car in Dhule". Pune Mirror. Retrieved 12 August 2018.