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Basavaraj Bommai

Basavaraj Bommai

Basavaraj Bommai is the current and 23rd Chief Minister of Karnataka since 2021. He is associated with the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Biography

Basavaraj Somappa Bommai is an Indian politician and the current Chief Minister of Karnataka. He had started his politics with Janta Dal but later shifted to Bharatiya Janta Party. He is currently serving as the Minister of state for Home Affairs, Law, Parliamentary Affairs and Legislature of Karnataka. He is also the in-charge minister of Haveri District. In past, he had served as Minister for Water resources and Cooperation in the Government of Karnataka.

Basavaraj Bommai comes from a political background as he's the son of former Chief Minister of Karnataka, S. R. Bommai. A graduate in Mechanical Engineering, he started his political journey with Janta Dal and represented Dharwad constituency twice in Karnataka Vidhan Soudha as a Janta Dal MLA and also worked as the Parliament Secretary to Chief Minister.

In 2008, he shifted the side and joined Bharatiya Janta Party. He won 2008 Karnataka MLA election on a BJP ticket and appointed as the Minister for Water Resources. He has been serving as the Minister for Cooperation, Minister of Law and Parliamentary Affairs and Minister of Home Affairs, ever since the BJP came again into power in the state before sworn in as the new Chief Minister as B S Yediyurappa stepped down from the post.

Personal Life

Full Name Basavaraj Bommai
Date of Birth 28 Jan 1960 (Age 63)
Place of Birth Hubli, Karnataka
Party name Bharatiya Janta Party
Education B.E. Mechanical
Profession Industrialist, Politician
Father's Name S. R. Bommai
Mother's Name Not Available
Spouse's Name Chennamma
Spouse's Profession House wife
Children 1 Son(s) 1 Daughter(s)
Religion Hindu

Contact

Permanent address 4883/1 Savanpur Road, Shiggaon, Shiggaon Taluk, Haveri District581205
Present address 4883/1 Savanpur Road, Shiggaon, Shiggaon Taluk, Haveri District581205
Contact number 9845008502 , 8362352900
Email bommai960@gmail.com
Social Handles

Education Qualification of Basavaraj Bommai

Basavaraj Bommai holds a graduation degree in Mechanical Engineering from B.V. Bhoomaraddi College of Engineering and Technology.

Interesting Facts about Basavaraj Bommai

Basavaraj Bommai is the founder of Arunodaya Co-operative Society.
He was once the Chariman, Karnataka State Cricket Association, Dharwad.

Political Timeline of Basavaraj Bommai

  • 2021
    Bommai was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka on 28 July 2021.
  • 2019
    He was appointed as the Minister of Cooperation in Yedyurappa led BJP government. He subsequently went on to become the minister of Law and Parliamentary Affairs and the Minister of Home Affairs in Karnataka government.
  • 2018
    He again got elected to Karnataka Legislative Assembly.
  • 2008
    He left Janta Dal and won the assembly election from Dharwad as a BJP candidate. He was also appointed the minister for water resources.
  • 2004
    He again represented the Dharwad constituency as a Janta Dal Member
  • 1998
    Basavaraj Bommai elected as an MLA from Dharwad constituency as a Janta Dal candidate
Net Worth3.93 CRORE
ASSETS8.92 CRORE
Liabilities4.99 CRORE

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.

Election results of Basavaraj Bommai
Year Election Type Constituency Result
2018 Karnataka Assembly election MLA Shiggaon WON
2013 Karnataka Assembly election MLA Shiggaon WON
2008 Karnataka Assembly election MLA Shiggaon WON

Basavaraj Bommai Latest News & Updates

Basavaraj Bommai criticizes Sonia Gandhi for her participation in Bharat Jodo Yatra

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai took a dig at Sonia Gandhi's participation in the ongoing 'Bharat Jodo Yatra' scheme. He also said that it will not have much impact in Karnatka. Bommai also added that she walked for half-a-km only.

 

Oct 6, 2022
Karnataka CM Bommai hits out at Rahul Gandhi

Karnataka Chief Minister took a jibe at Congress saying a bail party indicating Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. Bommai also said that he will not speak about fake Gandhis as the whole INC party is on bail. He further stated that Rahul Gandhi, his mother Sonia Gandhi and KPCC president D.K. Shivakumar are on bail.

Oct 3, 2022

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs on Basavaraj Bommai)

What is Basavaraj Bommai's net worth?

Basavaraj Bommai has net worth of ₹3.93 Crore.

What is Basavaraj Bommai's contact number?

Basavaraj Bommai's contact number is 9845008502/8362352900.

Does Basavaraj Bommai have criminal cases?

No, Basavaraj Bommai does not have any criminal case.

Who is Basavaraj Bommai's wife?

Basavaraj Bommai's wife is Chennamma.

When did Basavaraj Bommai sworn in as the CM of Karnataka?

Basavaraj Bommai sworn in as the CM of Karnataka on 28th July 2021.

Who is the current Chief Minister of Karnataka?

Basavaraj Bommai is the current Chief Minister of Karnataka since 2021.

From which party does Basavaraj Bommai belong to?

Basavaraj Bommai belongs to the Bharatiya Janata Party.

What is Basavaraj Bommai's qualification?

Basavaraj Bommai completed graduation degree in Mechanical Engineering from B.V. Bhoomaraddi College of Engineering and Technology.

Who is Basavaraj Bommai?

Basavaraj Bommai is the current and 23rd Chief Minister of Karnataka since 2021.

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