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Karnataka cabinet: Venkataramanappa’s profile
Name : Venkataramanappa
Portfolio: Labour Department
Party : Congress
Age : 69
Spouse : NA
Birth place: Hanumanthanalli, Pavagada
Father : Venkatappa
Mother : NA
Education: 10th Pass, SSLC
Profession: Agriculture and social worker
Venkataramanappa political journey:
- He entered electoral politics on Congress ticket in 1999. But lost in 2004 elections.
- Venkataramanappa became the he first MLA from Pavagada to become a minister in 2008. He was Independent candidate but extended support to the BJP.
- Again, he won the 2018 assembly election from Pavagada by margin of 407 votes against BJP candidate.
- He was sworn in as Cabinet minister in HD Kumaraswamy government.
Story first published: Saturday, June 9, 2018, 13:46 [IST]