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Shobha Karandlaje

Shobha Karandlaje


Shobha Karandlaje is one of the most prominent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) politicians of Karnataka. Shobha has joined RSS at a very young age. And she has given her life to the RSS and vowed to never get married. She started her political career with Shakuntala Shetty in 1994. Shobha came into the limelight when BSY made her a Minister in the first ever BJP government in Karnataka state. Now Shobha Karandlaje called as shobhakka.

Personal Life

Full Name Shobha Karandlaje
Date of Birth 23 Oct 1966 (Age 52)
Place of Birth Puttur, Dakshina Kannda (Karnataka)
Party name Bharatiya Janta Party
Education Post Graduate
Profession Social Worker
Father's Name Late Shri Monappa Gowda
Mother's Name Smt. Poovakka


Permanent address Karandlaje House,Vill. Charvaka, Tq. Puttur,Dakshina Kannada, KarnatakaTel : (08251) 284381, 09448087039 (M)
Present address 101, Narmada,M.S. Flats, Dr. B.D. Marg,New Delhi-110 001Tel : (011) 23717975
Contact number 9448087039
Email shobha.karandlaje@sansad.nic.in
Social Handles

Interesting Facts

Shobha karandlaje is also known for having strong Hindutva views in political as well as social life.
She Oppose Damming to the Kumardhara River.

Political Timeline

  • 2015
    13 May 2015 onwards Member of Joint Committee on the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Second Amendment) Bill, 2015
  • 2014
    She contest from Udupi - Chikkamagaluru constitinecy. And She elected to 16th Lok Sabha. 1 Sep 2014 to 03 Dec 2014 she was Member of Committee on Empowerment of Women.
  • 2013
    BJP's Suresh Kumar defeats Shobha Karandlaje. And KJP merger with BJP.
  • 2012
    Shobha Karandlaje left Bharatiya Janata party to join the Karnataka Janata Party.
  • 2010
    She appointed as a Power Minister.
  • 2009
    Shobha Karandlaje resigns from Karnataka Cabinet.
  • 2008
    Shobha contest from yeshwanthpur constitunecy. And she elected as a MLA.
  • 2004
    Shobha is elected as an Member of the Legislative Council.
  • 2000
    Karandlaje elected as a Bharatiya Janata Party State Secretary.
  • 1999
    She Participated in BS Yeddyurappa's Sankalpa Rath Yatra.
  • 1997
    Shobha elected as the Udupi District Bharatiya Janata Party Women Morcha Chairman.
Net Worth3.4 CRORE
Liabilities3.81 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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