K H Muniyappa


K.H. Muniyappa (born 7 March 1948 to Late Shri.Hanumappa and Late Smt.Venkatamma) is a member of the 16th Lok Sabha of India.He has consecutively represented the Kolar constituency of since 1991 and is a member of the INC. He was the Union Minister of State (Independent charge) of Minister of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises

Elected From Kolar.

Education– B.A. graduate with L.L.B., Doctorate (Honorary) Educated at Bangalore university, Honorary Doctorate awarded by Gulbarga Univresity

Positions Held

1969 onwards Vice-Convenor-Congress (I) Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) Cell,
Distt. Kolar, Karnataka
1978-1983 Vice-President, Taluk Development Board, Sidlaghatta, Distt. Kolar Karnataka
1991 Elected to 10th Lok Sabha, Member – Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC)(I), Legal Cell – Karnataka, Member-Executive Committee, PCC(I) SC and ST Cell, Karnataka, Vice-President, Taluk Congress (I) Committee, Sidklaghatta Distt. Kolar, Karnataka, Member – District Congress Committee (DCC) (I) Distt, Kolar, Karnataka, Member-Food and Civil Supplies (Eradication of Adulteration Committee) distt.Kolar, Karnataka
1994 Joint Secretary-All India Congress Committee (AICC)
1996 Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1996-1997 Member-Standing committee on Industry, Member-Consultative Committee, Ministry of Welfare
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (4th term)
1999-2000 Member-Standing Committee on Industry
2003-2004 Member-Congress Working Committee (Special Invitee)
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (5th term)
23.05.2004 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Shipping, Road Transport & Highways
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (6th term)
2009 – 28.10.2012 Union Minister of State, Railways
28.10.2012 Union of State (Independebt Charge) Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (7th term)
14.08.2014 – 30.04.2017 Member-Committee on Estimates
01.09.2014 onwards Member-Standing Committee on Railways
12.12.2014 onwards Member-Panel of Chairpersons, Lok Sabha
29.01.2015 onwards Member-General Purposes Committee
03.07.2015 Member-Sub-Committee-III, Committee on Estimates
25.08.2015 Convenor-Sub-committee of the Committee on Estimates on the subject ‘ Panchayati Raj’
1978-1983 Vice-President, Taluk Development Board, Sidlaghatta, Distt. Kolar Karnataka

Director – Gramin Bank, Distt. Kolar; President – (i) Arundhathi Education Trust, Bangalore; and (ii) Dr. Ambedkar Consumers Co-operative Society Ltd., Melur, Distt. Kolar; Founder – (i) Harijan and Girijan Community Irrigation Well Co-operative Society Ltd., Kambadahalli, Distt. Kolar; and (ii) Harijan and Girijan Dairy Farming Co-operative Society Ltd., Distt. Kolar, 1967; Member – (i) 20-Point Economic Programme, Taluk Sidlaghatta, Distt. Kolar, 1976; (ii) Land Grant Committee, Distt. Kolar; (iii) Relief Committee, Distt. Kolar, 1976; and (iv) Central Silk Board, 1996-97; attended All India Harijan Conference, Andhra Pradesh Special Interests : Serving the poor
Sports and Clubs : Volleyball
Favourite Pastimes and Recreation : Listening to music on spiritual themes
Countries Visited : Member, Indian Parliamentary Delegation led by the Honble Speaker, Shri G.M.C. Balayogi, to Russia, 1998.


M.Veerappa Moily


Marpadi Veerappa Moily (born 12 January 1940 at Moodibidri to Shri. Thammayya Moily and Smt. Poovamma) is a member of the 16th Lok Sabha representing INC. He was the former Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Minister of Corporate Affairs and Minister of Power in the Indian government. situated at Hampankatta in Mangalore City. He completed his B.L. from University Law College, Bangalore. He led several projects, policies and achievements of the State of Karnataka in Ministries and sectors such as Finance, Irrigation and Power, Urban Development and Infrastructure, Housing and Rural Development, Empowerment, Education and Culture.

Elected From Chikkaballapur.

Education– B.A. from Government College (now known as University College) situated at Hampankatta in Mangalore City. He completed his B.L. from University Law College, Bangalore.

Positions Held

1972-1999 Member-Karnataka Legislative Assembly (6 terms)
1974-1977 Minister of Small Scale industries, Government of Karnataka
1980-82 Minister of Finance & Planning, Government of Karnataka
1983-85 Leader of Opposition, Karnataka Assembly
1989-1992 Minister for Law, Youth service, Culture, Information, Parliamentary Affairs and Education, Government of Karnataka
1990-1992 Cabinet Minister, Government of Karnataka
1992 Led the Implementation of economic reforms in Karnataka
1992-1994 Chief Minister of Karnataka
2000-2002 Chairman, Tax Reforms Commission
2002-2004 Chairman, Revenue Reforms Commission
2005-2009 Chairman, 2nd Administrative Reform Commission
2006-2009 Chairman of the Oversight Committee for implementation of 27% reservation for OBCs in Central Educational Institutions
2009 Elected to 15th Lok Sabha ( 1st term)
31.05.2009 – 19.07.2011 Union Cabinet Minister, Law and Justice
Jul. 2011 – 28.10.2012 Union Cabinet Minister – Corporate Affairs
Aug. 2013 – 28.10.2012 Union Cabinet Minister – Power
28.10.2012 Union Cabinet Minister – Petroleum and Natural Gas
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
01.09.2014 onwards Chairperson – Standing Committee on Finance, Member-Consultative Committee, Ministry of External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs
29.01.2015 onwards Member-General Purposes Committee.

Responsible for drafting and implementing the Karnataka Land Reforms Act in 1974.
Appointed to various committees by Indira Gandhi one of which led to the setting up of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). Honorary doctorate awarded by: (i) Mangalore University, on Feb 16, 2009; (ii) Russian Academy; (iii) NALSAR, Hyderabad.; 40 years of experience in public service, policy making, governance and politics and (iv) Mysore University; Chairman – (i) Tax Reforms (ii) Revenue Commission, and (iii) Oversight Committee on Education, Govt. of Karnataka, (iv) Administrative Reforms Commission, (v) Next Step Foundation Award conferred by Foundation of U.K., House of Commons for outstanding contribution to judiciary


S P Muddahanumegowda


Muddahanumegowda S.P. (born 8th June 1954 to Shri Karigowda alias Papegowda and Smt. Sharadamma at Kunigal) is a Member of Parliament in 16th Lok Sabha. He belongs to the INC.

Elected From Tumkur.

Education–  B.A., L.L.B educated at JSS College, Mysore and SJR College of Law, Bangalore.Diploma in Civil Engineering educated at Smt. L.V.Polytechnic, Hassan

Positions Held

1994-2004 Member, Karnataka Legislative Assembly (2 terms)
May 2014 Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
01.09.2014 onwards Member-Committee on Subordinate Legislation, Member-Standing Committee on Industry, Member-Consultative Committee, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways and Shipping.

Special Interests : Reading; Listening to Music; and Social Service. Countries Visited : China, Europe and Maldives
Other Information : Judicial Officer, 1983 – 1986.


B N Chandrappa


B.N.Chandrappa (1 October 1955 (age 62) born to Shri Nagappa and Smt. Lakshmamma at Lakkavalli, Tarikere, Chikkamagaluru), is a member of Parliament who represents the INC in the 16th Lok Sabha.

Elected From Chitradurga.

Education–  post-graduate MA (Sociology) from C.V.Raman University, Karnataka

Positions Held

1986-1991 Member, Zilla Parishad, Chimmamangalore
1991-1992 Vice-President (Rank of Deputy Minister) Zilla Parishad, Chikkamangalore
2001-2003 Chairman, Karnataka State LIDKAR Board
May, 2014 Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
01.09.2014 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Chemicals and Fertilizers,Member-Consultative Committee,Ministry of Agriculture.

Social And Cultural Activities : For the past twenty-five years, fighting for the cause of upliftment of the downtrodden and the under privileged. Social activist with focus on education. Runs educational Institute involving Nursery to Secondary School and B.Ed College for workers` children.
Special Interests : Listening to Music and involving in social activities.
Favourite Pastime and Recreation : Playing Badminton.


Mallikarjuna Kharge


Mapanna Mallikarjun Kharge (born 21 July 1942 to Shri. Mapanna Kharge and Smt. Saibavva Kharge)) is an Indian politician and the leader of the INC in the 16th Lok Sabha. He has won elections for a record 10 consecutive times having won the Assembly elections for an unprecedented 9 consecutive times (1972, 1979, 1983, 1985, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2008, 2009) and the recent General Elections from Gulbarga.
He has been nominated as the leader of the congress party in Lok Sabha against Narendra Modi led NDA government.

Elected From Gulbarga.

Education–  B.A., L.L.B educated at Government Arts & Science College, Gulbarga and S.S.Law College, Gulbarga

Positions Held

1969 President, Gulbarga City Congress Committee, Karnataka
1972-2009 Member, Karnataka State Legislative Assembly (9 terms)
1976-78 Minister of State, Primary and Secondary Education, Govt. of Karnataka
1979 Cabinet Minister, Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Govt. of Karnataka
1980-83 Cabinet Minister, Revenue, Govt. of Karnataka
1983 Secretary, Congress Legislature Party, Karnataka Legislative Assembly
1985 Deputy Leader of Opposition, Karnataka Legislative Assembly
1988-89 Vice-President, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee
1990-92 Cabinet Minister, Co-operation, Medium and Large Industries, Govt. of Karnataka
1992-94 Cabinet Minister, Home, Infra-structure, Development and Minor Irrigation, Govt. of Karnataka
1996-99 Leader, Congress Legislature Party & Leader of Opposition, Karnataka Legislative Assembly
1999-2004 Cabinet Minister, Home, Infrastructure Development and Minor Irrigation, Govt. of Karnataka
2004-2006 Cabinet Minister, Water Resources and Transport, Govt. of Karnataka
2005 President, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee
2008-2009 Leader of Congress Legislature Party and Leader of Opposition, Karnataka Legislative Assembly
2009 Elected to 15th Lok Sabha
31.05.2009 – 17.06.2013 Union Cabinet Minister, Labour and Employment
17.05.2013 – 26.05-2014 Union Cabinet Minister, Railways and Social Justice and Empowerment (Additional charge)
May 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (2nd term). A leader of the Congress Parliamentary party
13.06.2014 onwards Member, Standing committee on Home Affairs
01.09.2014 onwards Member, Standing committee on Home Affairs
08.10.2014 onwards Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee on Maintenance of heritage character and Development of Parliament
20.10.2014 Member of national committee (NC) for commemorating the 125th Birth Anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
29.01.2015 onwards Member, General Purposes Committee Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defence.
01.05.2017 onwards Chairperson, Public Accounts Committee Member, Committee on Budget of Lok Sabha.

Founder President of Karnataka Peoples Education Society, Gulbarga (till 2012). Founder President of Siddhartha Vihar Trust Gulbarga (till 2012). Patron, Chowdaiah Memorial Hall, Bangalore which is one of the premier Concert Halls and Theatre venues in Bangalore. President of Siddhartha Education Society, Tumkur from 1974 – 1996. Instrumental in opening of Medical and Technical institutions in Karnataka.