Babubhai Bokhiria is Gujarat
Water Resources and Agriculture Minister sentenced in June 2013 to three years imprisonment for a
Rs. 54-crore illegal limestone mining scam
. Bokhiria retained his post in
's government following the conviction.
A Gujarat sessions court stayed Bokhiria's conviction in July 2013; however this ruling was challenged in the Gujarat High Court which
issued notices to Bokhiria and the Narendra Modi government
in relation to the case in October 2013.