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Shri.SIDDARAMAIAH, 22nd Chief Minister of Karnataka is a strong Congressman.

Handpicked by people of Karnataka

Mr.Siddaramaiah is the 22nd Chief Minister of Karnataka state. On 13 May 2013 he was sworn in as the new chief minister of Karnataka and Currently a leader of the Indian National Congress party. He was elected from Varuna Constituency in Mysore. He has completed B.Sc and Bachelor of Law from Mysore University. He is a leader of the Kuruba Gowda community.

Political Achievements

Smt. Sonia Gandhi recognized Mr.Siddaramaiah’s capabilities by appointing him as Special Invitee to the Congress Working Committee. Mr.Siddaramaiah joined Congress in the year 2005 at a large public meeting held in Bangalore, in Mrs.Sonia Gandhi’s presence. He  won the Chamundeshwari bypolls held in December 2006. In the 2008 state Assembly elections, he contested from Varuna Constituency and was re-elected for the fifth time. He won 2013 election from same constituency on 8 May 2013 and was elected as the leader of the Congress legislative party in the Karnataka assembly on 10 May 2013.

Positions held

  • Chief Minister of Karnataka (13 May 2013 – present)
  • Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka (twice, 1996 and 2004)
  • Minister for Finance for Karnataka
  • Minister for Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services (1985)
  • Minister for Sericulture and Animal Husbandry
  • Minister for Transport

Parents Son of Shri. Siddarame Gowda and Smt. Boramma
Date of Birth 12 August 1948
Address No.323, 3rd Floor, Vidhana Soudha, Bangalore – 560233
Elected as CM on 13 May 2013
ACADEMIC
  • Qualification : B.Sc, BL
Fellowships Philanthroper and Altruist
Honarary Appointment
  • Chief Minister of Karnataka (13 May 2013 – present)
  • Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka (twice, 1996 and 2004)
  • Minister for Finance
  • Minister for Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services (1985)
  • Minister for Sericulture and Animal Husbandry
  • Minister for Transport