Mohan Delkar, a seven-time Lok Sabha MP from the Dadra Nagar Haveli constituency reserved for Scheduled Tribes, was the son of Sanjibhai, Congress MP of DNH in 1967. Having been a member of the Youth Congress, youthful Delkar stepped into his father’s footwear and have become an MP in 1989.
Delkar grew to become fashionable after he took up the problems of tribals working in numerous factories in Silvassa, an industrial city. In 1989, he contested and received the Lok Sabha elections from DNH as an impartial candidate. In 1991 and 1996 Lok Sabha polls, he contested from Congress ticket and was reelected. Later he left the occasion and contested election in 1998 on a BJP ticket and received. He later stop the BJP and contested the Lok Sabha elections as impartial candidate in 1999.
In 2004, he shaped the Bharatiya Navshakti Get together and returned to the Lok Sabha as its MP. He once more joined the Congress in 2009. He contested from Lok Sabha elections in 2009 and 2014 from the Congress from the identical constituency however misplaced to the BJP’s Natubhai Patel.
In 2009, Delkar misplaced to Patel of BJP by a margin of 600 votes, whereas in 2014, he misplaced the election with a margin of round 6,000 votes. BJP MP Natubhai Patel had earlier labored with Delkar andwas his loyalist for years earlier than he fell out and was given a BJP ticket in 2009.
Delkar was a towering determine within the Union Territory of DNH that was merged with Daman within the south of Gujarat and Diu within the Saurashtra area final yr and former Gujarat minister Praful Patel was appointed administrator of all the UT that was previously a Portuguese colony.
Culturally and socially although, Daman, Diu and DNH are far aside, as a majority of the inhabitants in DNH is tribal,whereas Daman & Diu principally have fishermen. Geographically, whereas Daman& Diu are islands, Dadra & Nagar Haveli is within the plains, bordered by the Western Ghats.
Delkar was additionally related to a number of training organisations in Silvassa and was working B.Ed faculty, B.Sc. Pharmacy, Commerce and Arts faculty in Silvassa. He gave a part of the SSR School that he runs on a one rupee token hire to the native administration, to ascertain the Namo Medical Schooling & Analysis Institute in DNH.
With the assist of Delkar, Congress was in energy in DNH district panchayat. After leaving Congress, he made an alliance with JD(U), and put his personal candidates within the native Silvassa Municipality election and DNH district panchayat election. The alliance received within the district panchayat elections however misplaced Silvassa municipality.