Nimaben Acharya

Nimaben Bhaveshbhai Acharya is a Member of Legislative assembly  from Anjar constituency in Gujarat for its 12th legislative assembly. She previously served on the Gujarat family planning council.

In April 2017, Acharya was traveling to a funeral when her vehicle was attacked by unidentified males who hurled stones at it, breaking the glass of the car, but Acharya and her driver were unharmed.

She was indicted to one year jail term by Morbi Magistrate for buying voters with money along with ex-MLA Kanti Amrutiya during 2009 Loksabha polls.

Not many know that she started her political career from Congress Party by winning 2002 & 2007 Assembly elections on a Congress ticket. But soon in 2007, her husband and 6 corporators switched side to Bharatiya Janti Party Nimaben followed her husband’s path soon.

She was thrown away from Congress party in 2007 due to anti party activities when she voted for Bhairo Singh Shekhawat in presidential elections.