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Karnataka cabinet: R Shankar's profile

By Oneindia Staff Writer

Name : R Shankar

Portfolio: Forest, Ecology and Environment Department.

Party : KPJP

Age : 53

Spouse : N/A

Birth place: N/A

Father : Ramachandrappa

Mother : N/A

Education : 10th Pass from Jyothi High School, Bengaluru

Profession : Politician

R Shankar

R Shankar's political journey:

  • Shankar won from Ranebennur as a candidate of the Karnataka Pragnyavanta Janata Paksha.
  • In 2013, he had contested as an independent and lost to KB Koliwad by a margin of 6788 votes.
  • In 2008, Shankar had contested from Sarvagnanagar constituency from a BJP ticket against KJ George and had secured a meagre 22,880 votes.
  • On June 6, 2018, he was sworn-in as a cabinet minister in Kumaraswamy-led Congress-JD (S) government.

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