Pratap Simha

Mysore Karnataka Lok Sabha Election 2019 Pratap Simha
Constituency :
Mysore (Karnataka) 
Party Name :
Bharatiya Janata Party
Father's Name : Shri B.E. Gopal Gowda
Mother's Name : Smt. Pushpa
Date of Birth : 21 Jun 1976
Place of Birth : Belur, Hassan, Karnataka
Marital Status : Married
Date of Marriage : 18 Nov 2010
Spouse's Name : Smt. Arpitha J.S.
No.of Daughters : 1
Educational Qualifications :
MCJ (Masters in Communication and Journalism)
Educated at Mangalore University, Karnataka
Profession : Journalist

Positions Held

May, 2014 Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
1 Sep. 2014 onwards
Member, Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways and Shipping
7 Jan. 2015 onwards Member, Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA)
21 April 2015 onwards Member, Press Council of India
22 Dec. 2017 onwards Member, Spices Board

Books Published

Wrote 6 books in Kannada, including a biography on the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, titled "Narendra Modi : Yaaru Tuliyada Haadi" (Narendra Modi : The Untrodden Road). Also, 16 parts of compiled versions of his articles were published. In all, he has written 22 books in Kannada.

Literary Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments

The youngest recipient of prestigious "Rajyotsava" Award for excellence in Journalism from the Government of Karnataka.

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Reading, Writing, Watching Sports

Countries Visited

United Kingdom




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Source : Election Commission of India