D. V. Sadananda Gowda

Bangalore North Karnataka Lok Sabha Election 2019 D. V. Sadananda Gowda
Constituency :
Bangalore North (Karnataka) 
Party Name :
Bharatiya Janata Party
Father's Name : Shri Devaragunda Venkappa Gowda
Mother's Name : Smt. Kamala
Date of Birth : 18 Mar 1953
Place of Birth : Devaragunda Distt. Dakshina Kannada (Karnataka )
Marital Status : Married
Date of Marriage : 06 May 1980
Spouse's Name : Smt. Datty Sadananda
No.of Sons : 1
Educational Qualifications :
B.Sc., L.L. B.
Educated at St. Phelomena College, Puttur, Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka and Vaikunta Baliga Law Collge, Udupi, Karnataka
Profession : Advocate

Positions Held

1994 - 2004 Member, Karnataka Legislative Assembly (two terms)
1995 - 1996 Member, Cell for Preparing Draft Bill on Prohibiting Atrocities on Women, Government of Karnataka
1999 - 2004 Deputy Leader, Opposition, Karnataka Legislative Assembly
2001 - 2002 Member, Committee for Engery, Fuel & Power, Karnataka Legislative Assembly
2002 - 2003 Member, Public Undertaking Committee, Karnataka Legislative Assembly
2003 - 2004 President, Public Accounts Committee, Karnataka Legislative Assembly
2004 Elected to 14th Lok Sabha
8 May 2004 - May 2005 and May 2006 - Aug. 2008
Member, Standing Committee on Commerce
National Secretary, B.J.P.
18 Jan. 2006 Member, Sub-committee of the Department Related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Commerce for Special Economic Zones
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
9 June 2009
Member, House Committee
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Standing Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forests
4 Aug. 2011 - 12 July 2012 Chief Minister, Karnataka
29 Dec. 2011 Resigned from 15th Lok Sabha
22 Dec. 2012 - 23 May 2014 Member, Karnataka Legislative Council
17 May 2013 - 23 May 2014 Leader of Opposition, Karnataka Legislative Council
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
27 May 2014 - 9 Nov. 2014 Union Cabinet Minister, Railways
9 Nov. 2014 - 5 July 2016 Union Cabinet Minister, Law and Justice
5 July 2016 onwards Union Cabinet Minister, Statistics and Programme Implementation

Special Interests

Participating in "Yakshagana" Folk Art famous in Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Chatting with family members and friends

Sports and Clubs

Kho-Kho (represented Mysore University); badminton & tennis

Other Information

State Secretary, BJP Yuva Morcha, 1983-88; President, Karnataka Industries Staff Union, 1977-82; Assistant Public Prosecutor, 1979-82;Director, CAMPCO, Manglore,        Karnataka, 1991-94; Vice-President, SCDCC Bank, Mangalore; Member, State L.D. Bank, Staff Selection Committee, 1989-90;
 

 

 

 

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