Former Dy Speaker of Gujarat Assembly Nirmala Gajwani passes away

Former Deputy Speaker of Gujarat Assembly and Social Activist Nirmala Gajwani passed away in Rajkot, Gujarat. She was 87.

Mrs. Gajwani was the first lady Deputy Speaker of Gujarat legislative Assembly and was reputed social worker and one of the leading lights of the Sindhi community in the state.

About Nirmala Gajwani

  • She was born in Rohri Sindh (now in Pakistan) on December 28, 1928.
  • She was first woman MLA from Kutch district in Gujarat Assembly and also served as deputy speaker of the house.
  • She was Chairperson of Sindhu Resettlement Corporation (SRC) which is responsible for all the land development in the Gandhidham-Adipur metropolitan area.
  • She also had worked in education field and was responsible for starting many educational institutions in the state.

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