Born on at Yadahalli, Mudhol taluk (Bagalkote District)
Education Qualification B.A., M.P.Ed. His school and college education was at Mudhol, Bagalkoate District and Dharward.
He took the additional charge of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department.
He was sworn in as the cabinet Minister for Primary and Secondary Education and Law, Human Resources, Parliamentary Affairs and Legislation in the cabinet of the coalition Government headed by Sri.H.D.Kumaraswamy.
Born In: April 14 1946
Constituency:Yadahalli, Mudhol taluk (Bagalkote District)