Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Suresh, Shri Doddalahalli Kempegowda
Constituency   : Bangalore Rural (Karnataka)
Party Name     : Indian National Congress(INC)
Email Address : dk[DOT]suresh[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

Father's Name Shri Doddalahalli Kempegowda
Mother's Name Smt. Gowramma Kempegowda
Date of Birth 08 Apr 1966
Place of Birth Kanakapura, Distt. Ramanagara (Karnataka)
Marital Status Divorcee
Date of Marriage 01 Mar 1996
No. of Sons 1
Inter/Higher Secondary
Profession Agriculturist
Industrialist, Businessperson and Educationist
Permanent Address
602/A-6, 18th Cross,
Upper Palace Orchards, Sadashivanagar,
Bengaluru - 560080, Karnataka
Tel : (080) 23617000, 09845029142 (M)
Fax : (080) 23619000
Present Address
804, Kaveri Apartment,
Dr. B.D. Marg,
New Delhi - 110 001
09480929142, 09845029142 (M)
Positions Held
24 Aug. 2013 Elected to 15th Lok Sabha in a bye-election
9 Sept. 2013 Member, Standing Committee on Water Resources
May 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
15 Sep. 2014 - 25 May 2019 Member, Committee on Provision of Computers to Members of Lok Sabha
1 Sep. 2014 - 25 May 2019 Member, Standing Committee on Information Technology
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Food Processing Industries
May 2019 Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
13 Sept. 2019 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Water Resources
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

Social And Cultural Activities
Vice-Chairman of D.K.S. Charitable Institute Trust, which has been actively working for providing pure drinking water in all water scarcity villages in the region. More than 50 water treatment plants have already been erected through which water is being supplied at 10 paise per 1 litre. The trust is also identifying eligible beneficiaries for various social welfare schemes initiated by State and Central Governments. The trust is also involved in encouraging and imparting education among the rural areas. Meritorious students are being honoured with cash rewards.
Special Interests
Aiming to create irrigational facilities in the drought stricken areas and to provide drinking water facilities to every needy village in the entire Lok Sabha Constituency of Bangalore (Rural)
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Study Tours, Travel and Sports
Sports and Clubs
Member, City Institute, Bangalore and Kanakapura Town Tennis Club
Countries Visited
Austria, Belgium, China, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Singapore, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, U.A.E. and U.K.

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