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A businessman and farmer by profession, D.K Suresh of INC, won his first election in 2013 contesting from the Bangalore Rural seat. The by-polls were held when sitting MP H.D Kumaraswamy resigned from his position. Kumaraswamy had won in this constituency in 2009 by thwarting C.P. Yogeeshwara of BJP's bid to the seat. Suresh defeated Kumaraswamy's wife Anitha Kumaraswamy of JDS in the 2013 elections. He once again emerged victorious in the 16th Lok Sabha elections in 2014. He is serving his second term as the MP of this constituency.

Personal Life

Full Name D.K.Suresh
Date of Birth 08 Mar 1966 (Age 53)
Place of Birth Kanakapura, Distt. Ramanagara (Karnataka)
Party name Indian National Congress
Education 12th Pass
Profession Agriculturist Industrialist, Businessperson and Educationist
Father's Name Shri Doddalahalli Kempegowda
Mother's Name Smt. Gowramma Kempegowda
Spouse's Name Divorced
No of Sons 1


Permanent address Doddalahalli,Kanakpura,Ramanagara District,Karnataka-562126
Present address 804, Kaveri Apartment, Dr. B.D. Marg, New Delhi - 110 001
Contact number 9845029142
Email dksuresh10@gmail.com
Social Handles

Interesting Facts

He is the brother of D.K Shivkumar, minister of irrigation in the cabinet of H. D. Kumaraswa

Political Timeline

  • 2019
    He will be contesting for Bangalore Rural Lok Sabha seat against former BJP MLA Ashwath Narayan.
  • 2014
    He won the 16th Lok Sabha Elections by defeating BJP's Maniraju Gowda and secured 6,52,723 votes.
  • 2013
    He was elected as the MP of Bangalore Rural in 2013.He defeated Anitha Kumaraswamy of JDS in 2013 by-polls by a margin of 1,22,000 votes.

Early Life

  • 2014
    He won the 16th Lok Sabha Elections by defeating BJP's Maniraju Gowda and secured 6,52,723 votes.
Net Worth67.39 CRORE
Liabilities18.49 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.


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