Fifth son of Ladba and Zaverbhai of Karamsad, Gujarat. Born in at his maternal home in Nadiad, a western Indian town in Kheda district. His biographer G.I Patel has noted September 27 as his birthdate. Spent his childhood in Karamsad.
Married to Diwaliben of Sojitra, a nearby village.
Passed University School Final Examination in Nadiad.
Passed the exam of District Pleader and started practice at Godhra, Gujarat.