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N. NAGARAJ

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Published On: November 13, 2021 at 15:42 IST

Minister of Municipal Administration, Small Scale Industries and Public Sector Industries of Karnataka

NAME – N. Nagaraj (MTB)

PROFESSION – Politician

BORN – 20/07/1951

PLACE OF BIRTH – Garudacharpalya, Karnataka

FATHER’S NAME – M. Nagappa

MOTHER’S NAME – N/A

SPOUSE – N/A

SIBLINGS – N/A

CHILDREN – 3

EDUCATION – 9th class pass

POLITICAL AFFILIATIONS/PARTY- Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP)

OFFICIAL WEBSITE – N/A

REMARKABLE ACHIEVEMENT- N/A

AWARDS – N/A

BACKGROUND – N. Nagaraj is the Municipal Administration, Small Scale Industries and Public Sector Industries of Karnataka. He is a Member of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly from Hosakote Constituency.

He is 9th class pass from from ITI Vidhyamandir in year 1965-1966. He was ranked the richest MLA in the country with the assets over 1000 crore in 2019.

MAJOR INITIATIVES –  N/A

CAREER TIMELINE/ POSITIONS HELD – 2004 – Elected as Member of Karnataka Legislative Assembly from Hosakote constituency as INC candidate.

2008 – Lost election from Hosakote constituency.

2013 – He was elected as Member of Karnataka Legislative Assembly from the same constituency. 

2018 – He was re-elected from the same constituency and sworn in as the Minister of Housing of Karnataka.

2019 – Resigned INC and joined BJP, contested again from Hosakote and got defeated by the rebel BJP candidate Sharath Gowda. But BJP got him elected to the Legislative Council in 2020.

2020 – Sworn as in Minister of Municipal Administration, Small Scale Industries and Public Sector Industries of Karnataka.

CONTROVERSIES/CASES –  N. Nagaraj was one of the 17 MLAs who were disqualified by Speaker Ramesh Kumar of Karnataka Assembly for anti-party activities

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