BJP Candidates list out – Karnataka elections 2019

BJP Candidates list out – Karnataka elections 2019

BJP Candidates list is partly out for the Lok Sabha polls 2019.  Some fresh faces and some are the retaining MP’s names appears in the list announced by the party.

List of BJP candidates :

  1. Belgaum  – Suresh Channabasappa Angadi
  2. Haveri –  Shivakumar Udasi
  3. Dharwad – Prahlad Joshi
  4. Uttara Kannada – Ananth Kumar Hegde
  5. Davangere – Gowdar M.Siddeshwara
  6. Udupi/Chikamagalur – Shobha Karandlaje
  7. Hassan – A.Manju
  8. Mysuru – Pratap Simha
  9. Bengaluru North – Sadananda Gowda
  10. Bengaluru Central – P.C.Mohan
  11. Chikkaballapur – Bacheche Gowda
  12. Bagalkot – Parvatagouda C. Gaddigoudar
  13. Bijapur – Ramesh Chandappa Jigajnagi
  14. Gulbarga – Umesh Jadhav
  15. Bidar – Bhagwanth Khuba
  16. Bellary – Devendrappa
  17. Shimogga – B.Y.Raghavendra
  18. Dakshina Kannda – Nalin Kumar Kateel
  19. Chitradurga – Narayana Swamy
  20. Tumakuru – G.S.Basavaraju
  21. Chamarajnagar – Srinivas Prasad
  22. Bengaluru south – Tejasvi Surya
  23. Bengaluru Rural – Ashwath Narayan
  24. Koppal – Karadi Sanganna Amarappa
  25. Raichur – Araja Amresh Nayak
  26. Chikkodi – Annasaheb Jolle

Details about the candidates :

Suresh Channabasappa Angadi :

Suresh Angadi (born 1st June 1955) is a member of the 16th Lok Sabha from BJP. He was born to  Smt.Somawwa and Sri.Chanabasappa Angadi. Before entering public life he used to run his own private business.

He is a sitting MP from Belagavi.

Education– Graduate from S.S.S.Samithi College of Commerce, Belgaum. Graduated in Law from Raja Lakhamgouda Law College, Belgaum.

He is the Chairman, Suresh Angadi Education Foundation Belgaum, (since 2009) Social and Cultural Activities : Providing drinking water to the rural women where there is no facility for it.
Special Interests : Business, industry and agriculture and education for rural poor
Sports and Clubs : Golf; Member – Belgaum Golf Course
Countries Visited Australia, France, Italy, Switzerland and U.K.
Other Information : Chairman, Suresh Angadi Education Foundation from 2009 onwards

Shivakumar Udasi :

Shivkumar Chanabasappa Udasi (20 May 1967 (age 51), Haveri ) is a member of the 16th Lok Sabha from BJP. He was a builder by profession before joining politics.

He is a sitting MP from Haveri.

Education –  Bachelors degree in Engineering from Bangalore Institute of Engineering, Bengaluru.

Member-Joint Committee on the Enforcement of Security interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provision (Amendment Bill, 2016).

Prahlad Joshi :

Pralhad Joshi (born 27 November 1962 to Sri. Venkatesh Joshi and Smt. Malatibai at Bijapur) is a member of the 16th Lok Sabha from BJP.  In 1992, Shri. Joshi took upon himself the local leadership on “Save Kashmir Movement”.  Again in 1992 he lead a movement with success in Hubli in hoisting National Flag in Kittur Channamma Circle (Idgah Maidan), which bestowed upon him the status of a leader in this part of Karnataka.

He is a sitting MP from Dharwad.

Education –  B.A. from Arts College, Hubbali & Dharwad

He is the Hon. Chairman, Vijayanagar Education Society, Hubbalii;

Board Member, Karnataka Chamber of Commerce and Industries.

 Participated as a member of the Indian Parliamentary Delegation at the 63rd Session of General Assembly, UNO in Dec. 2008 and spoke on atrocities on women and children;

Participated as a Member of the Indian Parliamentary Delegation in April 2012 and spoke on the need for a “Genuine Political Settlement` to the Tamil issue in Sri Lanka”
Countries visited  : Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka and U.S.A

Ananth Kumar Hegde :

Anant Kumar Hegde (born 20 May 1968 to Lalita and Dattatreya Hegde in Sirsi on Uttara Kannada) is the current Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and the MP from Uttara Kannada constituency. Hegde, a member of the BJP is known for his firebrand politics and controversial remarks against Islam.

He is a sitting MP from Uttara Kannada.

Education – Graduate form MM Arts & Science College, Sirsi

He was a Member, Spices Board, 1996-97, 2000-03, 2004 and 2009 – 2014.
Founded Kadabma group of organizations which works in the fields of multi-dimensional socio-economic activities for the downtrodden, weaker and the vulnerable section of the society, particularly in the rural areas.
Countries Visited : Armenia, Austria, Finland, Germany, Malaysia, Nepal, Norway, Poland, Russia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Turkmenistan, U.A.E. and U.S.A.

Gowdar M. Siddeshwara :

Gowdara Mallikarjunappa Siddeshwara (born 5 July 1952 ( 66), to Late. Shri.G.Mallikarjunappa and Smt.G.M.Halamma at Chitradurga, Mysore), is a member of the 16th Lok Sabha. He represented the same 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 till he resigned from the Ministry after a few days of cabinet reshuffle in July 2016.

He is a sitting MP  from Davangere.

Education –  Metriculate educated at Bheemasamudra rural educational society, Bheemasamudra.

Shobha Karandlaje :

Shobha Karandlaje (born 23 October 1966 at Puttur to Late Shri. Monappa Gowda and Smt. Poovakka) is a member of the 16th Lok Sabha representing Udupi-Chickmagalur for BJP. She was a cabinet minister in the Government of Karnataka. She was lauded for her performance as the RDPR minister and came to be known as a good administrator.

She is a sitting MP from  Udupi Chikkamagalore.

Education–  M.A., M.S.W. educated at Mysore and Mangalore University.

Countries Visited : China, European Countries, Nepal and U.S.A. She was lauded for her performance as the RDPR minister and came to be known as a good administrator. She resigned in 2009 due to a political crisis but was re-instated in 2010 and was entrusted with the energy portfolio. She was the power minister in the Jagadish Shettar government and also had the additional charge of the food and civil supplies department.

Manju .A :

Manju was earlier with BJP before joining the Congress and becoming Minister in the previous Siddaramaiah led government and again returning back to the saffron party. Former minister A Manju joined BJP again.

Manju was elected as an MLA in 1999 on a BJP ticket from Arkalgud. Later, he joined Congress and served as a minister in Siddaramaiah’s cabinet. He lost the MLA elections against A T Ramaswamy of JD(S) during the Assembly elections in 2018.

Pratap Simha :

Pratap Simha (born 21 June 1976 to Shri B.E. Gopal Gowda and Smt. Pushpa ) is a MP from the 16th Lok Sabha. He was born in Sakleshpur, Hassan. He is the President of Yuva Morcha, BJP.

He is a sitting MP from Mysuru.

Education– MCJ (Masters in Communication and Journalism) educated at Mangalore.

He is a Member of Press Council of India.

Sadananda Gowda :

Devaragunda Venkappa Sadananda Gowda (born 18 March 1953) was the 20thcChief Minister of Karnataka and is currently the Minister of Statistics and Programme Implementation in the Government of India. He previously served as Minister of Law and Justice shifted from the Ministry of Railways in the cabinet reshuffle of 5 July 2016. 

He is a sitting MP from Bengaluru North.

Education :, LLB, Educated at St. Phelomena College, Puttur, Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka and Vaikunta Baliga Law College, Udupi.

P.C.Mohan :

P. Chikkamuni Mohan (born 24 July 1964 to Shri. Chikkamuniswamappa and Smt. P.C.Ramakka at Bangalore) is a member of the 16th Lok Sabha. He is a member of the BJP.

He is a sitting MP from Bengaluru  Central.

Education-  Intermediate educated at Vijaya College, Bangalore.

Member – Committee on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS), Member – Consultative Committee, Ministry of Tourism and Culture.

Bacheche Gowda :

Bacheche is son of late  Narayana Gowda.  He is born on October 6th.  He is 71 years old.

Profession  : Social Worker.

Parvata Gouda C. Gaddigoudar :

Parvatagouda Gaddigoudar was born on 1st June 1951 at a small hamlet Heballi in Bagalkot district to Balavva and Chandanagouda Gaddigoudar. He is a member of BJP to the 16th Lok Sabha.

He is a sitting MP from Bagalkot.

Education– Graduate in Arts from Basveshwar Arts College at Bagalkot. Bachelor’s degree in Law from Raja Lakhamagouda College of Bagalkot.

President (1986-87), District Reorganization Committee of Karnataka State President, Nehru Yuvaka Kendra, Hebballi, District Bagalkot President, Bar Association, Badami District Bagalkot, Karnataka.

Ramesh Chandappa Jigajinagi :

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.

He is a sitting MP from Bijapur.

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

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.

Umesh Jadhav :

Umesh Gopaldev Jadhav is an Indian Doctor, Surgeon, politician from Gulbarga.  Jadav was born in Kalaburgi. He is Doctor by profession , Before entering to politics in 2013 he worked as a Surgeon in government Hospital Kalaburagi.

Member of the Legislative Assembly from Chincholi form 2013 to 2018.   Parliamentary Secretary Health and Family welfare department.  Member of the Legislative Assembly from Chincholi from 2018 – Present date.

Bhagwanth Khuba :

Bhagwanth Gurubasappa Khuba (1st June 1967 (age 51) born to Shri. Gurubasappa Khuba and Smt. Mahadevi Khuba at Aurad, Bidar district) is a Member of 16th Lok Sabha representing BJP.

He is a sitting MP  from Bidar.

Education–  B.E. from Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkur.


Bokanakere Yeddyurappa Raghavendra (born 16 August 1973) is a member of the 16th Lok Sabha representing Shomogga district of Karnataka.  He was a member of 14th Karnataka Legislative Assembly.  He previously represented Shikaripura Assembly constituency of Karnataka.

In the by-elections to Karnataka Legislative Assembly, he defeated H S Shantaveerappa of INC.

In the 15th Lok Sabha elections, he contested against the former Chief Minister of Karnataka Sarekoppa Bangarappa in the Shimoga constituency and won by a margin of 52,893 votes.

Raghavendra is also the Managing Trustee of PES Institute of Technology and Management, Shimoga. 

Nalin Kumar Kateel :

Nalin Kumar Niranjan Shetty Kateel (born 7 February 1966 to Late Shri Niranjan Shetty and Smt. Sushila N Shetty at Kunjady, Dakshina Kannada ) is a Member of Parliament who represents the BJP in the 16th Lok Sabha. 

He is a sitting MP from Dakshina Kannada.

Education– Metriculate educated at St.Philomena High School, Puttur, Dakshina Kannada.

He is a Member of  Standing committee on Agriculture, Member-Consultative Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs.

Narayana Swamy :

He is the son of Abbaiah. He is into Real estate business along with social service, political and public life.

Srinivas Prasad :

Srinivasa Prasad Venkatayya better known by name V. Srinivas Prasad. He was a former member of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly  representing the Nanjangud constituency and former member of the Lok Sabha from Chamarajanagar Lok Sabha Constituency.

He is a LPG gas supplier.

Latest news as on 26th March is that Tejasvi Surya is contesting from Benglauru South.

Tejasvi Surya :

The BJP on the night of 25th March declared Tejasvi Surya as the party’s candidate from Bengaluru South.  This seat had been held by late Union Minister Ananth Kumar till his death last year.

This also menas that Ananth Kumar’s widow, Tejaswi Ananth Kumar has been denied the ticket. 

Tejasvi (28)  is considered a fiery orator,  is currently a lawyer practising at the High Court of Karnataka.  He is general secretary of the Sate Yuva morcha.

Ashwath Narayan :

He is son of Shri Kempayya.

He is an Ex-MLC from BJP

Qualification : SSLC

Hobbies : theatre and reading

Karadi Sanganna Amarappa :

Karadi Sanganna Amarappa (8th May 1950 (age 68) at Koppal) is a member of the 16th Lok Sabha from BJP.

He is a sitting MP elected from Koppal.

Education–  S.S.L.C.

Positions held :

May, 2014  – Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
1 Sep. 2014 onwards –  Member, Standing Committee on Agriculture
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Textiles
27 April 2015 onwards – Member, Railway Convention Committee (R.C.C)

Raja Amresh Nayak – Raichur

Amresh Nayak, earlier served as a member of Karnataka Legislative Assembly, recently joined BJP from Congress.

Annasaheb Jolle – Chikkodi

He is son of Shankar Jolle who is 55 years old.   Shashikala Annasaheb Jolle is his wife and is a Member of Karnataka Legislative Assembly from Nippani. 

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  • Anil

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