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Amarsinh Chaudhary

Amarsinh Chaudhary

Amarsinh Chaudhary (31 July 1941, Surat, Gujarat, India – 15 August 2004, Ahmedabad, Gujarat) was an Indian politician.

He was a civil engineer and served as government employee for short time. He became a junior minister under Ghanshyam Oza in 1972 and later served as minister in subsequent cabinets. He was the Chief Minister of Gujarat from 1985 to 1989. He served as President of the Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee between June 2001 and July 2002. In 2002, he was elected leader of the Congress Legislature Party and leader of opposition in Gujarat Legislative Assembly.


He was admitted to a hospital in Ahmedabad on 24 July 2004 for severe liver and kidney complications. He died of cardiac arrest on 15 August 2004 after a prolonged illness.