G. M. Siddeshwara

Results from G. M. Siddeshwara

Candidate Name Party Status Votes Secured
Davanagere Karnataka Lok Sabha Election 2019 G. M. Siddeshwara
Constituency :
Davanagere (Karnataka) 
Party Name :
Bharatiya Janata Party
Father's Name : Late Shri G. Mallikarjunappa, M.P.
Mother's Name : Smt. G.M. Halamma
Date of Birth : 05 Jul 1952
Place of Birth : Bheemasamudra, Distt. Chitradurga (Karnataka)
Marital Status : Married
Date of Marriage : 15 Aug 1976
Spouse's Name : Smt. G.S. Gayithri
No.of Sons : 1
No.of Daughters : 1
Educational Qualifications :
Educated at Bheemesamudra Rural Educational Society, Bheemasamudra, Karnataka
Profession :
Industrialist, Agriculturist

Positions Held

Member, Standing Committee on Finance
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Human Resource Development
Elected to 14th Lok Sabha
Treasurer, B.J.P. Parliamentary Party 
Secretary, B.J.P., Karnataka
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
31 Aug. 2009 - Mar. 2010
Member, Standing Committee on Water Resources
Vice President, BJP, Karnataka
Mar. 2010
Member, Standing Committee on Finance
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Commerce & Industry
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
27 May 2014 - 9 Nov. 2014 Minister of State in the Ministry of Civil Aviation.
9 Nov. 2014 - 12 July 2016 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises

Social And Cultural Activities

Donated many sites to poor people; contributed various materials to school children and lower class people; the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International has made him Paul Harris Fellow (PHF)

Special Interests

Travelling, Social work; working for the cause of farmers, providing education for poor in rural areas and development of rural areas

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Reading, watching television, travelling, looking after agricultural gardens

Sports and Clubs

Kabbadi, badminton and volleyball

Countries Visited

Widelly travelled (U.S.A., European countries & Middle East)

Other Information

President, Karnataka Areca Chamber of Commerce, 1996-2001; Vice President, Karnataka State BJP Raitha Morcha since 1998; Director, (i) Karnataka Areca Chamber of Commerce since 1998 and (ii) Srishyla Farms Private Limited, Bheemasamudra since 1998; Honorary Secretary, (i) Sri Bheemeswara Educational Trust, since 1987; and (ii) Sri Bheemeswara Higher Primary School since 1987; Member, Karnataka State Telephone Advisory Committee, 1998-2001; Coconut Board, 2004; Coir Board, 2009



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