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H D Kumara Swamy

H. D. Kumaraswamy served as the 18th chief minister of Karnataka from 2018 to 2019.
He is a member of the Janata Dal (Secular) political party. Another side, Kumaraswamy is son of former Karnataka Chief Minister and Prime minister of India H. D. Deve Gowda.

Biography

HD Kumaraswamy is a Politician and former Chief Minister of Karnataka. He is also the president of Karnataka state Janata Dal (Secular) and youngest son of H. D. Deve Gowda, former Prime Minister of India. His full name is Haradanahalli Deve Gowda Kumaraswamy popularly known as “KumarAnna” by his friends and followers. He is one of the dynamic, successful and most efficient leader of Janata Dal (S) Party and his interests lay miles away from the path of politics, tied to the fabulous world of cinema for a very long time. Like other political leaders, he was also involved in controversies including Bigamy charges, Janthakal mining scam, Vishwabharathi cases. During his tenure as the Chief Minister in 2006, Karnataka’s GDP recorded all-time high and he becomes as people’s CM. On 24th July Kumarasawamy tendered in his resignation from Chief Ministerial post, following the fall of JDS-Congress coalition government in Karnataka.

Personal Life

Full Name H D Kumara Swamy
Date of Birth 16 Dec 1959 (Age 63)
Place of Birth Haradanahalli,Hassan district
Party name Janata Dal (Secular)
Education Graduate
Profession Public Servant & Agriculturist
Father's Name H. D. Deve Gowda
Mother's Name Chennamma
Spouse's Name Anitha Kumaraswamy
Spouse's Profession Entrepreneur, Politician
Children 1 Son(s)
Religion Hindu
Caste OBC

Contact

Permanent address 286, 3rd Main Road, III Phase, J P Nagar, Bangalore 560078
Present address 286, 3rd Main Road, III Phase, J P Nagar, Bangalore 560078
Contact number 9980087725
Email hdkumaraswamy@gmail.com
Website http://www.cmkarnataka.gov.in/
Social Handles

Education Qualification of H D Kumara Swamy

H. D. Kumaraswamy pursued his higher secondary education from MES Educational Institution, Bangalore. Thereafter, he completed B.Sc. degree from National College Basavanagudi, Bangalore.

Interesting Facts about H D Kumara Swamy

Kumaraswamy involved himself in film production and distribution. He has produced several Kannada films including Chandra Chakori, a huge hit, credited with 365 day-run in theaters.
In September 2007, Kumaraswamy started the Kannada television channel Kasturi. The channel is now owned and managed by his wife Anitha.
He is a huge fan of kannada actor Rajkumar and used to wear similar clothes, which he wore in the movies.
During an interview, he revealed that initially he was not interested in politics and was very much into film-making.
His hobbies are Reading, Listening to Music, and Watching Films.
He Owns different types of cars including Lamborghini, Porsche, Hummer and Range Rover.
H.D.Kumarswamy became more popular to people of Karnataka especially to rural area people byJanatha Darshana and Grama Vaastavya programmes.

Political Timeline of H D Kumara Swamy

  • 2019
    On 24th July Kumarasawamy tendered in his resignation from Chief Ministerial post, following the fall of JDS-Congress coalition government in Karnataka.
  • 2018
    In 2018 Karnataka Assembly Elections, the people of the karnataka have delivered a fractured mandate for another hung assembly, but this time with the support from Congress party, he became the Chief Minister on May 23, 2018.
  • 2014
    In November 2014, he was again elected as party's Karnataka State President.
  • 2013
    On 31st May he became the Opposition Leader in Karnataka Legislative Assembly.
  • 2009
    He was re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd Term)
  • 2006
    In January, 2006, Kumaraswamy was invited by the Governor T N Chaturvedi to form the government as BJP came into 20-months power-sharing agreement with JD(S). He became the state's Chief Minister on February 4, 2006, and remained in office till October 8, 2007. Before resigning, he refused to transfer the power to the BJP for the next 20 months.
  • 2004
    The results of the 2004 Karnataka Assembly elections delivered a fractured mandate for a hung assembly, however, the Congress and the JD(S) came together to form an alliance with power sharing arrangements. He was Elected to represent the Ramnagara assembly segment.
  • 1999
    In 1999, he again suffered defeat, this time from Sathanur assembly seat. Fortunes changed for the JD(S) leader in 2004, when he won the elections from Ramanagara Assembly constituency.
  • 1998
    Kumaraswamy called for a re-election in 1998, where he lost to Congressman M V Chandrashekara Murthy, to top it off Kumaranna had to forfeit his deposit to Election Commission.
  • 1996
    During the 1996 General Elections, he entered into the political fray. He was elected from Kanakpura Parliamentary constituency to the 11th Lok Sabha.

H D Kumara Swamy Early Life

  • 1986
    On 13 March, 1986, Kumaraswamy or Kumaranna as he is fondly called, married Anitha and the couple have a son named Nikhil Gowda.
  • Early 80’s
    He joined Vijaya College to complete his Pre-University College before earning his B.SC degree from National College in Bengaluru.

Achievements

Elected as Member of Karnataka Legislative Assembly from Ramanagara Assembly constituency in 2004, 2008, 2013, and 2018.
Elected as Janata Dal Secular Karnataka State President two times.
Kumaraswamy has launched a novel scheme called “Bhagyalakshmi” to protect the girl child and change society’s attitude towards her. Under the scheme, an amount Rs. 10,000 is deposited in the name of each female child born after 31st March 2006
Kumaraswamy has launched various useful schemes and popular among people because of pro-people programs like village stay and onetime loan waiver to farmers , lottery ban, bicycle for girl students and Janatha darshana.
Net Worth62.2 CRORE
ASSETS167.14 CRORE
Liabilities104.94 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 H D Kumara Swamy
Year Election Type Constituency Result
2018 Karnataka Assembly election MLA Channapatna WON

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs on H D Kumara Swamy)

What is the full name of H. D. Kumaraswamy?

H. D. Kumaraswamy's full name is Haradanahalli Deve Gowda Kumaraswamy.

What is H. D. Kumaraswamy's caste?

H. D. Kumaraswamy belongs to Other Backward Category.

How old is H. D. Kumaraswamy?

H. D. Kumaraswamy is 62 years old (As of 2022).

Who is H. D. Kumaraswamy's wife?

Anitha Kumaraswamy is the wife of H. D. Kumaraswamy.

What is the name of H. D. Kumaraswamy's father?

H. D. Deve Gowda is the father of H. D. Kumaraswamy.

What is H. D. Kumaraswamy's qualification?

H. D. Kumaraswamy completed B.Sc. degree from National College Basavanagudi, Bangalore.

Who is 18th chief minister of Karnataka?

H. D. Kumaraswamy served as the 18th chief minister of Karnataka from 2018 to 2019.

From which party does H. D. Kumaraswamy belong to?

H. D. Kumaraswamy belongs to the Janata Dal(Secular) political party.

Who is H. D. Kumaraswamy?

H. D. Kumaraswamy served as the 18th chief minister of Karnataka from 2018 to 2019.

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