Ramesh Jigajinagi

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Ramesh Chandappa Jigajinagi (born 28 June 1952 to Sri. chandappa and Smt. Bouramma in Atharga village of Bijapur. He is an Union Minister of State for Drinking Water and Sanitation. He was member of the 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th Lok Sabha. He is a member of the BJP.

Elected From Bijapur.

Education–  B.A. educated at S.B.New Arts College, Bijapur.

Positions Held

1983-1985, 1985-1989, 1994-1999 Member of Karnataka Legislative Assembly (3 terms)
1986 Minister of State, Home Department in the Government of Karnataka
1984-85 Minister of State, Excise Department in the Government of Karnataka
1996-1998 Cabinet Minister for Social Welfare and Revenue in the Government of Karnataka
1998-1999 Member of the 12th Lok Sabha
1999-2004 Member of 13th Lok Sabha
2004-2009 Member of 14th Lok Sabha
2009-2014 Member of 15th Lok Sabha
2014 Member of 16th Lok Sabha

Served in Parliamentary Consultative Committee, Ministry of Finance
Served in Parliamentary Committee on Absence of members from the sittings of the house
Served in Parliamentary Committee on Commerce
Served in Parliamentary committee on home affairs and its sub-committee on Personnel policy of Central Para-Military forces
Served in Union Minister of State for Drinking Water and Sanitation 2016.
Special Interests: Upliftment of the poor
Favourite Pastimes and Recreation: Games and Sport