Pralhad Joshi

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Candidate Name Party Status Votes Secured
Dharwad Karnataka Lok Sabha Election 2019 Pralhad Joshi
Constituency :
Dharwad (Karnataka) 
Party Name :
Bharatiya Janata Party
Father's Name : Shri Venkatesh Joshi
Mother's Name : Smt. Malatibai
Date of Birth : 27 Nov 1962
Place of Birth : Vijayapur (Karnataka)
Marital Status : Married
Date of Marriage : 26 Nov 1992
Spouse's Name : Smt. Jyoti Joshi
No.of Daughters : 3
Educational Qualifications :
Educated at K.S. Arts College, Hubli and Karnatak University, Dharwad, Karnataka
Profession : Industrialist

Positions Held

1998 - 2003
General Secretary, B.J.P. Dharwad District
1995 - 1998
President, B.J.P., Dharwad District
Elected to 14th Lok Sabha
2 Jan. 2006
Member, Standing Committee on Chemicals & Fertilizers
Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee on Wakf
2006 - 2013
General Secretary, B.J.P., Karnataka State Unit
20 Mar. 2007 Member, Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism & Culture
Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Standing Committee on Railways
21 Apr. 2010 Member, Committee on Absence of Members from the Sitting of the House
2013 onwards
President, B.J.P., Karnataka State Unit
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
9 June 2014 onwards Member, Panel of Chairpersons, Lok Sabha
13 June 2014 onwards Member, Business Advisory Committee
15 Sep. 2014 onwards Member, Committee on Ethics
1 Sep. 2014 onwards
Chairperson, Standing Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation
29 Jan. 2015 onwards Member, General Purposes Committee

Books Published

"Sadhaneya Sankalpa" in Kannada.

Social And Cultural Activities

(i) Associated with mid-day meals project for primary school children and above 86,000 children are being fed; (ii) Conducted many free general health and eye camps and thousands of patients have been provided free medical care.

Special Interests

To serve the poor and other deprived section of society

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Listening to Hindustani classical music, reading books of literary importance

Sports and Clubs

Chess, Badminton and Carrom.

Countries Visited

Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka and U.S.A.

Other Information

Hon. Chairman, Vijayanagar Education Society, Hubbalii; Board Member, Karnataka Chamber of Commerce and Industries. Participated as a member of the Indian        Parliamentary Delegation at the 63rd Session of General Assembly, UNO in Dec. 2008 and spoke on atrocities on women and children; Participated as a Member of the Indian Parliamentary Delegation in April 2012 and spoke on the need for a "Genuine Political Settlement` to the Tamil issue in Sri Lanka"




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Source : Election Commission of India