B S Yeddyurappa

Shikaripura Shimoga Karnataka Yeddyurappa

 

Constituency                                                 

Shikaripura, Shimoga (Karnataka)

Party Name                                                    

Bharatiya Janata Party

Father's Name                                             

Late Shri Siddalingappa

Mother's Name                                           

Late Smt. Puttatayamma

Date of Birth                                               

Feb 27, 1943

Place of Birth                                                 

Bookanakere, Mandya, Karnataka

Marital Status                                              

Married

Spouse's Name                                           

Late Smt. Mythra Devi

No.of  Sons                                                     

2

No.of  Daughters 

3

Educational Qualifications                         

PUC., Educated at Government College of Pre-University, Mandya, Karnataka

Profession                                                    

politician

 

Positions Held

1970

  • Secretary of Shikaripura RSS unit

1972

  • Elected to the Town Municipality of Shikaripura and appointed as the President of Jana Sangh Taluk unit

1975

Elected as the President of Shikaripura Town Municipality

1980

Appointed as the President of Shikaripura BJP Taluk unit

1985

Appointed President of Shimoga district unit of the BJP

1988

Appointed as the BJP President for Karnataka State

1983, 1985, 1989, 1994, 2004, 2008, 
2013, and 2018
 
 

Elected as the MLA from Shikaripura

1999

  • Elected as the Member of Legislative Council(Upper House in Karnataka)

2014

Elected as the Member of Parliament from Shimoga Lok Sabha constituency

November, 12 2007-November 19,
2007, May 30, 2008-July 31, 2011
and May 17-May 19
 
  • Chief Minister of Karnataka

 

Other Information
 
During his tenure as Chief Minister,he was awarded Doctorate at Saginaw Valley University, Michigan State USA on 11 Dec. 2008 by Dr. Gilbertson, VC, in recognition of his services