G. M. Siddeshwara


Gowdara Mallikarjunappa Siddeshwara born 5 July 1952, popularly known as G M Siddeshwara, is a member of the 16th Lok Sabha, representing Davangere constituency of Karnataka He represented the Davangere Constituency in 14th and 15th Lok Sabha He was the Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises and prior to that, Minister of State for Civil Aviation of India1 till he was dropped from the Ministry in the reshuffle of July 20162

Contents

  • 1 Personal life
  • 2 Political career
  • 3 References
  • 4 External links

Personal lifeedit

Siddeshwara was born on 5 July 19523 His father Late Shri G Mallikarjunappa was also a Member of Parliament for two terms: 1996-1998 and 1999-2003 Shri G Mallikarjunappa was affiliated to the RSS before joining the BJP electoral politics

Political careeredit

Being an active member of the Bharatiya Janata Party, he served as the Vice-President of the Karnataka State 2009-2010 and the National Parliamentary Party Treasurer of the Bharatiya Janata Party from 2004-201445 Hitherto, he served as the Secretary of Karnataka state BJP; Member of Parliamentary Consultative Committee for Ministry of Human Resource Development and Member of the Parliamentary Committee on Finance 2004 to 2009, Member of Parliamentary Committee on Water Resources 2009-2010; Member of Parliamentary Committee on Finance; and Member of Parliamentary Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Commerce & Industry March 2010 - May 201445 He was re-elected to the 16th Lok Sabha from Davangere for the third time successively with a margin of 17, 607 votes defeating his Congress rival63

He served as Minister of State for Civil Aviation from 26 May 2014 to 9 November 2015 and Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises from 9 November 2014 to 12 July 201663

Referencesedit

  1. ^ Profile - NDTV
  2. ^ "Minister No 6 To Be Sacked By PM Narendra Modi Bought Time - Till Today" NDTV 7 July 2016 Retrieved 7 July 2016 
  3. ^ a b c "Why Najma Heptulla, G M Siddeswara were forced to quit Modi Cabinet", Business Standard, 13 July 2016 
  4. ^ a b "Fifteenth Lok Sabha — Members Bioprofile — Siddeshwara,Shri Gowdar Mallikarjunappa" Lok Sabha Secretariat Retrieved 12 April 2012 Father's Name: Late Shri G Mallikarjunappa, MP 
  5. ^ a b "Detailed Profile: Shri Gowdar Mallikarjunappa Siddeshwara" indiagovin Archived from the original on 4 May 2012 Retrieved 12 April 2012 Elected to 14th Lok Sabha Member; Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha 2nd term 
  6. ^ a b "Najma Heptulla, G M Siddeshwara resign from Modi Cabinet", India Today, 12 July 2016 

External linksedit

  • Bharatiya Janata Party
  • 1
  • Members of fifteenth Lok Sabha - Parliament of India website


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