Laxman Sangappa Savadi is an Indian politician and the 11th Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka since 2019. He had also served as Minister for Cooperation in the Second B.S.Yeddurappa Ministry and D. V. Sadananda Gowda Government. He was elected to the legislative assembly from Athani constituency in 2004, 2008 and 2013 as a BJP candidate. On 20 August 2019 he was inducted as the Cabinet Minister in Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government led by Chief Minister B. S. Yeddyurappa.

Laxman Sangappa Savadi
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Savadi, second from left
8th Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka
Assumed office
26 August 2019
GovernorVajubhai Vala
Chief MinisterB. S. Yediyurappa
Preceded byG. Parameshwara
Minister of Transport
(Government of Karnataka)
Assumed office
26 August 2019
GovernorVajubhai Vala
Chief MinisterB. S. Yediyurappa
Preceded byD.C. Thammanna
Minister of Agriculture
(Government of Karnataka)
Assumed office
20 August 2019
GovernorVajubhai Vala
Preceded byN.H Shivashankara Reddy,INC
Member of Karnataka Legislative Assembly
In office
14 May 2004 – 14 May 2018
Preceded byDongargaon Shahajan Ismail
Succeeded byMahesh Kumathalli
ConstituencyAthani
Minister of Cooperation Department excluding Agriculture Department, Government of Karnataka
In office
30 May 2008 – 8 February 2012
Personal details
Born (1960-02-16) 16 February 1960 (age 59)
Naganur pk, Athani
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party

He resigned as a Minister on 8 February 2012 during the Karnataka video clip controversy.[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Doublespeak on women and morality". BANGALORE: The Hindu. 9 February 2012. Retrieved 9 February 2012.
  2. ^ "Opposition lashes out at BJP". BANGALORE: IBM. 9 February 2012. Retrieved 9 February 2012.