K. H. Muniyappa
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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.
|Union Minister of State(Independent charge), Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises|
28 October 2012 – 26 May 2014
|Prime Minister||Dr Manmohan Singh|
|Preceded by||Vayalar Ravi|
|Succeeded by||Kalraj Mishra|
|Member of Parliament|
|Born||7 March 1948|
Kammadhalli shidlaghatta, Karnataka
|Children||1 son and 4 daughters|
|As of 25 September, 2006|
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. Muniyappa blamed his own partymen for his defeat. He said his party's legislators worked against him, resulting in his defeat.
Muniyappa was the Union Minister of state for Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. 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)
- Malagi, Shivakumar G. (8 April 2018). "The Madiga split caught between a seer and a minister". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 8 June 2020.
- "Ministers of State (as on 15.11.2010)". Government of India. Archived from the original on 13 February 2011. Retrieved 11 December 2010.
- Official Website: Shri K.H. Muniyappa, www.khmuniyappa.org