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B Y Raghavendra

B Y Raghavendra


Son of former Chief Minister of Karnataka B.S Yeddyurappa, B.Y Raghavendra first contested in the 15th Lok Sabha elections from Shimoga constituency as a newbie where he defeated former Chief Minister of Karnataka Sarekoppa Bangarappa in 2009. In 2018 bye-polls he won the Shimoga constituency that was inhabited by his father B.S Yeddyurappa in 2014 Lok Sabha elections. He secured 4,89,959 votes and defeated daughter of S. Bangarappa, Madhu Bangarappa. BY Raghavendra obtained a Bachelor's degree in Business Management from ATNCC College in Shimoga. After graduating from college, Raghavendra became involved in local politics.

Personal Life

Full Name B Y Raghavendra
Date of Birth 16 Aug 1973 (Age 46)
Place of Birth Shikaripura, Distt. - Shivamogga (Karnataka)
Party name Bharatiya Janta Party
Education 10th Pass
Profession Politician
Father's Name Shri Bookanakere Yeddyurappa
Mother's Name Smt. Mythri Devi
Spouse's Name Smt. R. Tejaswini
Spouse's Profession Entrepreneur
No of Sons 2


Permanent address Meadows Apartment,5-503,Mannagudda MainRoad,Ballalbag,Mangalore-575003
Present address 70, South Avenue,New Delhi - 110011
Contact number 9449827633
Email raghuby@gmail.com

Interesting Facts

In 2006 BY Raghavendra won the local body elections in Shivamogga. Raghavendra climbed the political ranks and just three years later, with the help of his father, who was the BJP's State President and got himself nominated as the candidate to contest in the Lok Sabha Election from Shimoga.

Political Timeline

  • 2018
    In 2018 Lok Sabha bye-polls he won the Shimoga constituency by defeating daughter of S. Bangarappa, Madhu Bangarappa by a margin of 47,388 votes.
  • 2014
    He contested in the bye-poll in Shikaripura and won by a large margin when his father Yeddyurappa resigned as the MLA of Shikaripura to contest the Lok Sabha polls.
  • 2009
    He was elected to 15th Lok Sabha elections from Shimoga constituency where he defeated S. Bangarappa by a margin of 52,893 votes.
Net Worth25.47 LAKHS
Liabilities28.45 LAKHS

Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. The current status may be different. For the latest on the candidate kindly refer to the affidavit filed by the candidate with the Election Commission of India in the recent election.


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