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Karnataka cabinet: Ramesh Jarkiholi’s profile
Name : Ramesh Jarkiholi
Portfolio: Municipalities and Local Bodies, Port and Inland.
Party : Congress
Age : 57
Spouse : N/A
Birth place: Belagavi
Father : Laxman Rao Jarkiholi
Mother : N/A
Education: 12th pass, BA 1st
Profession: Agriculture/ Business
Ramesh Jarkiholi's political journey:
- Jarkiholi is a four-term member of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly.
- In June 2016 Jarkiholi was inducted into the Siddaramaiah led government of Karnataka as a cabinet minister.
- Jarkiholi hled the Small Scale Industries Ministry portfolio which was earlier held by his brother Satish Jarkiholi.
- Jarkiholi represents Gokak Assembly Constituency of Belgaum, Karnataka. The constituency has been ruled by the Jarkiholi family for over 15 years.
- Ramesh Jarkiholi was first elected to the Karnataka Legislative Assembly in 1999 by beating Naik Chandrashekhar Sadashiva of the Janata Dal (United) by over 55,000 votes. He has won in 2008, 2013 and also in 2018.