Ashok Chandulal Bhatt
|14th Speaker Gujarat Legislative Assembly|
|Governor||Dr. Kamla Beniwal|
|Born||28 January 1939|
|Died||29 September 2010 (aged 71)|
|Political party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Spouse(s)||Jyoti Ashok Bhatt|
|Children||3 sons, 1 daughter
|As of 30 September, 2010|
Source: Veteran Parliamentarian and revolutionary
He entered public life in 1956 through Mahagujarat Movement and joined the Jansangh in 1960. He was very vocal in favour of banning gutka and other tobacco products altogether in the state. He also took part in Nav Nirman Movement.
Ashok Bhatt died due to multiple organ failure in SAL Hospital, Ahmedabad on 29 September 2010 at 10:45pm where he was undergoing treatment of heart problem for nearly 3 weeks.
- "Lotus blooms in Khadia-Raipur". Rediff news. 26 February 1998. Retrieved 12 January 2019.
- "Gujarat to ban gutkha too: Bhatt". Times of India. 19 July 2002. Retrieved 20 July 2007.
- "Veteran Parliamentarian and Revolutionary". legislativebodiesinindia.nic.in. Archived from the original on 13 February 2010. Retrieved 30 September 2010.
- "Ashok Bhatt passes away". DeshGujarat.com. Archived from the original on 2 October 2010. Retrieved 29 September 2010.
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