Suryakant Acharya

Suryakant Acharya (9 December 1929 – 21 December 2009) was an Indian politician of the Bharatiya Janata Party and a member of the Parliament of India representing Gujarat in the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament.[1]

Suryakant Acharya
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Member of Rajya Sabha
In office
19 August 2005 – 21 December 2009
Succeeded byPravin Naik
Vice Chairman of State Planning Commission of Gujarat
In office
June 1998 – January 2003
Personal details
Suryakant Acharya

(1929-12-12)12 December 1929
Junagadh, Gujarat
Died21 December 2009(2009-12-21) (aged 80)
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party (1980-2009)
Other political
Bharatiya Jana Sangh (1957-1977)
Janata Party (1977-1980)
Spouse(s)Hemaben Acharya
ResidenceDubdi Plot, Dattar Road, Junagadh district, Gujarat

He was elected from Gujarat State in Rajya Sabha, the Council of States of India parliament for the 2005 to 2011.[2]

He was Vice Chairman of State Planning Commission of Gujarat from June 1998 to January 2003.

He was married to Hemaben Acharya who was Minister of Health at Govt of Gujarat during 1975–80. They had one son.[3]


  1. ^ "BJP MP Suryakant Acharya passes away". NetIndian. 21 December 2009. Retrieved 26 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Suryakantbhai Acharya Former Member Of Parliament (RAJYA SABHA)". Rajya Sabha Secretariat, New Delhi. Retrieved 30 October 2017.
  3. ^ "Gujarat BJP Rajya Sabha MP Suryakant Acharya passes away". DeshGujarat. Retrieved 30 October 2017.

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