Mangubhai Patel,Author,Historian,Researcher

Dr Mangubhai R Patel was born in a small village called “Town of Victory” Kamboi of Mehsana District  in 1937, Dr Patel’s father Ramdas was Farmer &  Maths Teacher in a Kamboi village school during British Indian Empire & Mother Shivkorba was housewife. Dr Patel went to boarding school located in Kadi to peruse higher education from Kadi Sarva Vidyalay known as “Kashi of North Gujarat”.

After completing Higher Education Dr. M R Patel joined L.D.Arts College  and lived in Kadva Patidar Bhavan Hostel to obtain his B.A & Master of Arts with History from Gujarat University. During student life Dr Patel was active in Sports &  N.C.C. National Cadet Corps.Dr Patel was selected for N.C.C OTA Officers Training Academy in Kamptee and received an opportunity to be recruit in Indian Army but due to Family Issue with heavy hearted he let go that opportunity and took his first step in to academic career by joining Gujarat Vidhyapith and later L.H.Arts College in Mansa, Swaminarayan College & Vivekanand College and later selected for as a professor of Gujarat University’s School of Social Science. Dr M R Patel obtained Ph.D in 1985,His PhD Thesis was on Rao Bahadur Bechardas Ambaidas Laskari 1818 1889 a Biographical Study of The Social and Industrial Leader of Gujarat. As a Professor he has given tremendous guidance & help  to many students and contributed  more then 6 PhD Holders & 11 M.Phil Student & Delivered many Research Paper & Articles.

Few foreign research student visited Dr M R Patel for his deep knowledge and research, In 90′s

Hannah Kim from Harvard University meet Dr Patel for her research on Swaminarayan Sect.

Dr M R Patel has been Member  prestigious Government & Non Government organisations like

Gujarat State Archive Council – Ex.Member

Gujarat State Archaeology and Museums - Ex.Member

Books Purchase Committee of Gujarat State - Ex.Member

Gujarat State Sangeet &  Natya Academy - Ex.Member

Gujarat State Private Records & Investigation Committee - Ex.Member

Gujarat State Nehru Shatabdi Mahotsava - Ex.Member

40th Independence Day Mahotsava - Ex.Member

Gujarat University Syndicate & Court Member

Gujarat State Senate Member  by Honourable Governor of Gujarat.

University Summer Drama Workshop 1984-85-86 -Conniver

Gujarat State, Kalakar Arthik Sahayak Sangh – Ex.Vice Chairman

Gujarat Itihas Parishad – Ex.President

Sarva Vidhyalaya Kelavni Mandal – Gandhinagar – Hon.Secretary

Sarva Vidhyalaya Kelavni Manal – Kadi . (2007) – Governing Body Member.