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Karnataka cabinet: RV Deshpande's profile

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    Name : Raghunath Rao V Deshpande

    Portfolio: Revenue without Muzrai, Skill Delevopment.

    Party : Congress

    Age : Born on 16 March 1947 (71)

    Spouse : Radha R Deshpande

    Birth place: Haliyal

    Father : Vishwanath Rao

    Mother :

    Education: B.A and L.L.B

    Profession: Lawyer &Social Service

    RV Deshpande

    RV Deshpande's political journey:

    • RV Deshpande began his political career as the President of the Karnataka State Co-operative Agriculture & Rural Development Bank.
    • A eight-term MLA from Haliyal constituency Deshpande started his political career in the Janata Parivar before joining the Indian National Congress in 1999.
    • He was first elected to the Assembly on a ticket of erstwhile Janata Party in 1983 and joined the ministry of the late chief minister Mr Ramakrishna Hegde. 
    • He served as Industries minister for 10 years between 1994 and 2004.
    • He was the Minister for Medium & Heavy Industries in the Siddaramaiah cabinet.
    • Prior to Assembly polls in 2013, he was President of the the state unit of Congress

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