Sixteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Gowda, Shri D.V. Sadananda
Constituency   : Bangalore North (Karnataka )
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : sadananda[DOT]gowda[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in sadanandagowda[AT]yahoo[DOT]com

 
Father's Name Shri Devaragunda Venkappa Gowda
Mother's Name Smt. Kamala
Date of Birth 18 Mar 1953
Place of Birth Devaragunda Distt. Dakshina Kannada (Karnataka )
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 06 May 1980
Spouse's Name Smt. Datty Sadananda
No. of Sons 1
Educational
Qualifications
B.Sc., L.L. B.
Educated at St. Phelomena College, Puttur, Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka and Vaikunta Baliga Law Collge, Udupi, Karnataka
Profession Advocate
Permanent Address
15-22-1390/4 "KAMALA" 2nd Cross,
Kankanady Bendoorwell Lower, Mangalore,
Dakshina Kannada - 575002, Karnataka
09448123249 (M)
Present Address
1, Tyagraj Marg,
New Delhi - 110 011
Tel : (011) 23795006, 9868180269 (M)
Positions Held
1994 - 2004 Member, Karnataka Legislative Assembly (two terms)
1995 - 1996 Member, Cell for Preparing Draft Bill on Prohibiting Atrocities on Women, Government of Karnataka
1999 - 2004 Deputy Leader, Opposition, Karnataka Legislative Assembly
2001 - 2002 Member, Committee for Engery, Fuel & Power, Karnataka Legislative Assembly
2002 - 2003 Member, Public Undertaking Committee, Karnataka Legislative Assembly
2003 - 2004 President, Public Accounts Committee, Karnataka Legislative Assembly
2004 Elected to 14th Lok Sabha
8 May 2004 - May 2005 and May 2006 - Aug. 2008 Member, Standing Committee on Commerce
National Secretary, B.J.P.
18 Jan. 2006 Member, Sub-committee of the Department Related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Commerce for Special Economic Zones
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
9 June 2009 Member, House Committee
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Standing Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forests
4 Aug. 2011 - 12 July 2012 Chief Minister, Karnataka
29 Dec. 2011 Resigned from 15th Lok Sabha
22 Dec. 2012 - 23 May 2014 Member, Karnataka Legislative Council
17 May 2013 - 23 May 2014 Leader of Opposition, Karnataka Legislative Council
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
27 May 2014 - 9 Nov. 2014 Union Cabinet Minister, Railways
9 Nov. 2014 - 5 July 2016 Union Cabinet Minister, Law and Justice
5 July 2016 onwards Union Cabinet Minister, Statistics and Programme Implementation


 
 
 
Special Interests
Participating in "Yakshagana" Folk Art famous in Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka
 
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Chatting with family members and friends
 
Sports and Clubs
Kho-Kho (represented Mysore University); badminton & tennis
 
 
Other Information
State Secretary, BJP Yuva Morcha, 1983-88; President, Karnataka Industries Staff Union, 1977-82; Assistant Public Prosecutor, 1979-82;Director, CAMPCO, Manglore, Karnataka, 1991-94; Vice-President, SCDCC Bank, Mangalore; Member, State L.D. Bank, Staff Selection Committee, 1989-90;


Developed and Hosted by National Informatics Centre (NIC)
Content on this website is published, managed & maintained by Software Unit, Computer (HW & SW) Management. Branch, Lok Sabha Secretariat