Sixteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Simha, Shri Prathap
Constituency   : Mysore (Karnataka)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : prathap[DOT]simha[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

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
MCJ (Masters in Communication and Journalism)
Educated at Mangalore University, Karnataka
Profession Journalist
Permanent Address
Jaladarshini, DC-2 Cottage, Hunsur Main Road,
Mysore-570005, Karnataka
Telefax : (0821) 2444999, 09483098899 (M)
Present Address
36, South Avenue,
New Delhi-110 011
Tel : (011) 23793768, 09013869192, 09483098899 (M)
Positions Held
May, 2014 Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
1 Sep. 2014 -31 Aug. 2018 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
1 Sept. 2018 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Finance

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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