K. H. Muniyappa

  (Redirected from K.H. Muniyappa)

Kambadahalli Hanumappa Muniyappa (born 7 March 1948) is an Indian politician who was the Minister of State for Independent charge of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises of India and a Member of Parliament in the Lok Sabha representing Kolar Lok Sabha constituency of Karnataka from 1991 to 2019. He is a member of the Indian National Congress (INC) political party.

K.H. Muniyappa
Shri K.H. Muniappa takes over the charge of Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways in New Delhi on May 24, 2004.jpg
K.H. Muniappa takes over the charge of Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways in New Delhi on May 24, 2004
Union Minister of State(Independent charge), Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
In office
28 October 2012 – 26 May 2014
Prime MinisterDr Manmohan Singh
Preceded byVayalar Ravi
Succeeded byKalraj Mishra
Member of Parliament
Lok Sabha
In office
1991–2019
ConstituencyKolar
Personal details
Born (1948-03-07) 7 March 1948 (age 73)
Kammadhalli shidlaghatta, Karnataka
Political partyINC
Spouse(s)M. Nagarathnamma
Children1 son and 4 daughters
ResidenceBangalore
AwardsDoctorate
As of 25 September, 2006
Source: [1]

Political careerEdit

He belongs to Madiga (Sakkiliar) community.[1]

Muniyappa has represented Kolar seven times consecutively: (10th Lok Sabha, 11th Lok Sabha, 12th Lok Sabha, 13th Lok Sabha, 14th Lok Sabha, 15th Lok Sabha and 16th Lok Sabha). He lost the 2019 elections to a largely unknown face S. Muniswamy by more than one lakh votes.[2] Muniyappa blamed his own partymen for his defeat. He said his party's legislators worked against him, resulting in his defeat.[3]

Muniyappa was the Union Minister of state for Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.[4] He was administered the oath of office along with 59 other ministers on 28 May 2009 by President of India Pratibha Patil.

Degrees and posts heldEdit

1969 onwards Vice-Convenor, Congress (I) Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) Cell, District. Kolar, Karnataka.

1978-83 Vice-President, Taluk Development Board, Sidlaghatta, District. Kolar, Karnataka.

1991 Elected to 10th Lok Sabha

Member, Pradesh Congress Committee (P.C.C.) (I), Legal Cell, Karnataka

Member, Executive Committee, P.C.C. (I) SC and ST Cell, Karnataka

Vice-President, Taluk Congress (I) Committee, Sidlaghatta, District. Kolar, Karnataka

Member, District Congress Committee (D.C.C.) (I), Dist. Kolar, Karnataka

Member, Food and Civil Supplies (Eradication of Adulteration Committee), District. Kolar, Karnataka

1994 Joint Secretary, All India Congress Committee (A.I.C.C.)

1996 Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (2nd term)

1996-97 Member, Committee on Industry

Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation

Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Welfare

1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (3rd term)

1998-99 Member, Committee on Industry

Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

Special Invitee, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Steel and Mines

1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (4th term)

1999-2000 Member, Committee on Industry

2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha(5th term)

23 May 2004 onwards Union Minister of State, Ministry of Shipping, Road Transport & Highways

2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (6th term)

2009 - 28 Oct. 2012 Union Minister of State, Railways

28 Oct. 2012 Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (7th term)

AwardsEdit

Honorary Doctorate

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Malagi, Shivakumar G. (8 April 2018). "The Madiga split caught between a seer and a minister". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 8 June 2020.
  2. ^ https://www.deccanherald.com/state/top-karnataka-stories/congs-kolar-fortress-falls-muniyappa-bites-dust-735720.html
  3. ^ https://www.hindustantimes.com/karnataka/karnataka-cong-mlas-worked-against-me-should-be-expelled-kh-muniyappa/story-MZFODFt3ViXeYSsj6tzUlJ.html
  4. ^ "Ministers of State (as on 15.11.2010)". Government of India. Archived from the original on 13 February 2011. Retrieved 11 December 2010.

External linksEdit