Ramesh Jigajinagi

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Candidate Name Party Status Votes Secured
Bijapur Karnataka Lok Sabha Election 2019 Ramesh Jigajinagi
Constituency :
Bijapur (Karnataka) 
Party Name :
Bharatiya Janata Party
Father's Name : Shri Chandappa
Mother's Name : Smt. Bouramma
Date of Birth : 28 Jun 1952
Place of Birth : Atharga, Bijapur, Karnataka
Marital Status : Married
Spouse's Name :
Smt. Shoba
No.of Sons : 2
Educational Qualifications :
Educated at S.B. New Arts College, Bijapur, Karnataka
Profession :
Musician, Trader, Industrialist

Positions Held

Member, Karnataka Legislative Assembly (three terms)
1983 Minister of State, Home, Government of Karnataka
1984-85 Minister of State, Excise, Government of Karnataka
1996-98 Cabinet Minister, Social Welfare and Revenue, Government of Karnataka
1998 Elected to 12th Lok Sabha
Member, Standing Committee on Home Affairs and its Sub-Committee on Personnel Policy of Central Para-Military Forces (CPMFs)
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Finance
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
Member, Committee on Absence of Members from the sittings of the House
Member, Standing Committee on Commerce
1 Jan. 2002-31 Dec. 2002 Member, Standing Committee on Human Resource Development
1 Jan. 2003-8 April 2004 Member, Standing Committee on Food, Consumer Affairs & Public Distribution
Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 3rd term)
5 Aug. 2004-2009
Member, Standing Committee on Defence
7 Aug. 2004-2009
Member, Committee on Government Assurances
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (4th term)
6th Aug. 2009 Member, Committee on Estimates
31 Aug. 2009
Member, Standing Committee on Defence
1 May 2010 Member, Committee on Estimates
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (5th term)
14 Aug. 2014 - 5 July 2016 Member, Committee on Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
1 Sep. 2014 - 5 July 2016
Member, Standing Committee on Defence
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs
5 July 2016 onwards Union Minister of State, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation

Special Interests

Upliftment of the poor

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Games and Sport




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