One of the leading freedom fighters from Gujarat (India), First speaker of the Gujarat and Maharashtra Vidhansabha, person who dedicated his life for social service, Mr Kalyanjibhai was born in a Vanza family in Surat. He was inspired by Swami Dayanand Saraswati worked as teacher for few years but later dedicated his life for the freedom movement and social service.
He became an interrogated part of the various freedom movements such as the home rule movement, Rowlatt Act, Bardoli Satyagrah and Dandi March. Came in association with Ms. Mithuben at the Kasturba Sevashram and through that he became a social movements for the improvement of adivasis and other Ashram activities.
Post independence he became the speaker of Gujarat – Mumbai legislative assembly and became a chair person for the Gujarat Legislative assembly post separation from Maharashtra in 1960. He always wanted to work for the improvement of needy and backward people, he dedicated his life with Kasturba Sevashram and it’s activities