Dr. Ramalinga Reddy is an Indian politician who is Transport and Muzrai Minister and Chairman Of KSRCTC & the current working president of Karnataka Indian National Congress from February 2021. He was Minister of State for Home Affairs from 2 September 2017 to 17 May 2018 and Minister of Transport of Karnataka from 18 May 2013 to 2 September 2017 and again from 20 May 2023.[1]

Ramalinga Reddy
Minister of Transport
Government of Karnataka
Assumed office
20 May 2023
GovernorThawar Chand Gehlot
Chief MinisterSiddaramaiah
Preceded byB Sriramulu
ConstituencyB.T.M Layout
Member of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
May 2008
Preceded byConstituency Established
ConstituencyB.T.M Layout
In office
1989–2008
Preceded byM. Chandrasekhar
Succeeded byB. N. Vijaya Kumar
ConstituencyJayanagara
Minister of Home Affairs
Government of Karnataka
In office
2 September 2017 – 17 May 2018
GovernorVajubhai Rudabhai Vala
Chief MinisterSiddaramaiah
Preceded byDr. G. Parameshwara
Succeeded byDr. G. Parameshwara
ConstituencyB.T.M Layout
Minister of Primary and
Secondary Education & Sakala

Government of Karnataka
In office
2004–2006
Preceded byRaja Amareshwara Naik
Succeeded byD. H. Shankaramurthy
Minister of Food and Civil Supplies
Government of Karnataka
In office
2002–2004
Preceded byD. B. Inamdar
Succeeded byH. S. Mahadeva Prasad
Personal details
Born (1953-06-12) 12 June 1953 (age 70)
Bengaluru, Karnataka
NationalityIndian
Political partyIndian National Congress
ChildrenSowmya Reddy
Sreraj Reddy
Parent(s)B. Venkatareddy
(father),
Pillamma
(mother)
EducationBachelor of Science

He contested in the Karnataka 2018 polls and was re-elected from the BTM Layout constituency.

Organizational Activities & Social Service edit

  • Joined Indian National CongressInspired by the poverty eradication programmes of Late Smt.Indira Gandhi and Late Sri.D.Devaraj Urs.
  • Joined NSUI in 1973, attended NSUI National Convention in Trivandrum, Kerala.
  • Evinced Interest in organizational activities during student days
Secretary

1973-1974

Government Science college - Students Union – Bangalore.
Member

1973-1974

Student Council - Bangalore University.
President

1977-1978

Students Union - Bangalore University - Law College.
Member

1980 - 1983

Senate & Finance Committee - Bangalore University.
Corporator

1983-1988

Bangalore Mahanagara Palike.
President

1985-1990

Jayanagar Block Congress Committee.
President

1998-2008

Bangalore City District Congress Committee.
Member

1990 - 2018

Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee.
Member

2001 - 2018

Indian National Congress
Member Legislative Assembly Elected consecutively for 07 terms from Jayanagar and BTM layout Assembly Constituency - 1989, 1994, 1999,  2004, 2008, 2013, 2018 & 2023
State Minister

1992 - 1994

Finance, Major & Medium Scale Industries and APMC in Sri.Veerappa Moily’s Government.
Chairman

1993 - 1994

Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee.
Minister

2002 - 2004

Food & Civil Supplies and Bangalore city development in Sri S.M.Krishna’s  Government .
Minister

2004 - 2006

Primary and Secondary Education in Sri N. Dharma Singh’s Government.
Minister

2013 - 2018

Transport  and Home Department in Sri.Siddaramaiah’s Government – 2013 - 2018
Chairman

2013-2016

Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation.
Chairman

2013 - 2014

Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation, North Western Karnataka Road Transport Corporation and North East Karnataka Road Transport Corporation.
KPCC Working President

Feb 2021

Assumed office as the KPCC Working President

References edit

  1. ^ "BTM Layout voters want an end to traffic hassles: the constituency has many voters from the land-owning Reddy community, who made it good during the real estate boom". Daily News & analysis. 29 April 2013. Archived from the original on 11 June 2014. Retrieved 19 May 2013 – via HighBeam Research.

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