|2004-08 and 2008-09
||Member, Karnataka Legislative Assembly (two terms)
||Elected to 15th Lok Sabha
||Member, Standing Committee on Defence
||Member, Standing Committee on Social Justice & Empowerment
||Member, Committee on Estimates
||Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
||Member, Committee on Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
||Member, Standing Committee on Chemicals and Fertilizers
||Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water and Sanitation
Director – Cauvery Gramin Bank, Central, 2000-05; Member – Board of Regents University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, 1994-97. Social and Cultural Activities Participated in Inter University Cultural Programmes of singing and dancing.
Special Interests : Farming
Sports and Clubs : Represented University in All India Inter University Football Tournament
Countries Visited : Australia, China (as member, Karnataka Legislative Assembly), Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and U.S.A
Other Information : Director, Cauvery Gramin Bank, Central, 2000-05; Member, Board of Regents University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, 1994-97.