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Hd Devegowda Biography


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About H.D. Devegowda

Full Name Haradanahalli Doddegowda Deve Gowda
ConsistuencyHassan (Karnataka )
Political PartyJanata Dal (Secular) (JD(S))
DOB05/25/54
Place of BirthHolenarsipura, Distt. Hassan (Karnataka)
EducationDiploma in Civil Engineering Educated at Smt.L.V. Polytechnic, Hassan, Karnataka
Profession before joining politicsAgriculturist
Spouse NameSmt. Chennamma
ChildrenNo.of Sons:4 ??No.of Daughters:2
Important positions held1962-89 Member, Karnataka Legislative Assembly (seven terms) 1972-76 Leader of Opposition, Karnataka Legislative Assembly 1983-89 Minister, Public Works and Irrigation, Government of Karnataka 1985-1989 Chairman, Public Accounts Committee, Karnataka Legislative Assembly 1991 Elected to 10th Lok Sabha 1991-94 Member, Committee on Commerce Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee on Fertilizers Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Agriculture 1993-94 President, Janata Dal, Karnataka Member, Karnataka Legislative Assembly 1994-96 Chief Minister, Government of Karnataka Jun. 1996 - Apr. 199 Prime Minister of India and also incharge of Ministries/Departments of Petroleum and Chemicals, Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Atomic Energy, Home Affairs, Agriculture, Food Processing Industries, Urban Affairs and Employment and Non-Conventional Energy Sources 1996-98 Member, Rajya Sabha Nov. 1996-Apr. 1997 Leader of the House, Rajya Sabha 1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (2nd term) National President, Janata Dal (S) 2002 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha in bye-election (3rd term) 2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 4th term) 5 Aug. 2006-2008 Member, Committee on Railways 2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (5th term) Leader, Janata Dal (Secular) Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha 31 Aug. 2009 Member, Committee on Defence
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Last Updated on 24 February, 2017.


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