Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Basavaraj, Shri Gangasandra Siddappa
Constituency   : Tumkur (Karnataka)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : gsiddappa[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

Father's Name Shri Siddappa
Mother's Name Smt. Nanjamma
Date of Birth 04 May 1941
Place of Birth Gangasandra, Distt. Tumkur (Karnataka)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 07 Jul 1972
Spouse's Name Smt. S. Shakunthala
No. of Sons 2
B.Sc., B.L.
Educated at First Grade College, Tumkur and Vidyodaya Law College, Tumkur,Karnataka
Profession Advocate
Agriculturist, Social Worker, Horticulturist
Permanent Address
Opp. Park, Gandhi Nagar,
Tumkur - 572 101
Tel. : (0816) 2279192, 09448079192 (M)
Fax. (0816) 2255530
Present Address
AB-13, Tilak Marg,
Near Supreme Court,
New Delhi-110001
Positions Held
1979-1983 President, District Congress Committee, Tumkur, Karnataka
1984 Elected to 8th Lok Sabha
1985-89 Member, Consultative Committee, External Affairs
1987-89 Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation
1989 Re-elected to 9th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1990 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Water Resources
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Human Resource Development
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (4th term)
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Standing Committee on Commerce
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Water Resources
May 2019 Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha (5th term)
13 Sept. 2019 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Food, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Jal Shakti

Social And Cultural Activities
Actively involved in social and educational activities, co-operative movement, running of professional education institutions for the rural poor and Harijans, Charitable and philanthrophic activities
Special Interests
Horticulture and organic farming
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Gardening, reading and meditation
Sports and Clubs
Countries Visited
France, Germany, Singapore, U.K. and U.S.S.R.
Other Information
Chairman, Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee, Tumkur, 1970-79; Vice President, Coconut Board, Cochin, 1986-88; Member, National Shipping Board, 1990

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