Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

1962-89 Member, Karnataka Legislative Assembly (seven terms)
1972-76 Leader of Opposition, Karnataka Legislative Assembly
1983-89 Minister, Public Works and Irrigation, Government of Karnataka
1985-1989 Chairman, Public Accounts Committee, Karnataka Legislative Assembly
1991 Elected to 10th Lok Sabha
1991-94 Member, Standing Committee on Commerce
Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee on Fertilizers
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Agriculture
1993-94 President, Janata Dal, Karnataka
Member, Karnataka Legislative Assembly
1994-96 Chief Minister, Government of Karnataka
Jun. 1996 - Apr. 1997 Prime Minister of India and also incharge of Ministries/Departments of Petroleum and Chemicals, Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Atomic Energy, Home Affairs, Agriculture, Food Processing Industries, Urban Affairs and Employment and Non-Conventional Energy Sources
1996-98 Member, Rajya Sabha
Nov. 1996-Apr. 1997 Leader of the House, Rajya Sabha
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
National President, Janata Dal (S)
2002 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha in bye-election (3rd term)
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 4th term)
5 Aug. 2006-2008 Member, Standing Committee on Railways
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (5th term)
Leader, Janata Dal (Secular) Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Standing Committee on Defence
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (6th term)
1 Sep. 2014 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Defence
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation




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