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Karnataka cabinet: NH Shivashankara Reddy’s profile

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    Name : N H Shivashankara Reddy

    Portfolio: Agriculture Department.

    Party : Congress

    Age : 64

    Spouse : N/A

    Birth place: Nagasandra

    Father : Hanumantha Reddy

    Mother : Subhashanamma

    Education: Graduate BSc Ag

    Profession: Agriculture

    NH Shivashankara Reddy

    N H Shivashankara Reddy's political journey:

    • Reddy was born on 24 September 1954 in Nagasandra, a village in Gowribidanur taluk
    • He hails from an affluent family comprising several freedom fighters
    • Reddy was first elected to the Karnataka legislative assembly in 1999 as an independent candidate after being denied a INC ticket.
    • In the subsequent three State legislative assembly elections, Reddy contested as an INC nominee and won each time.
    • He had served at the village council level before becoming an MLA.
    • In July 2013, he was elected the Deputy Speaker of the Assembly in a unanimous election upon being the only candidate to file the nomination papers.

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