D. V. Sadananda Gowda Birthday, Age, Family & Biography

D. V. Sadananda Gowda

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BIRTHDAY 18 March, 1953
BIRTH PLACE Sullia , Dakshina Kannada , Karnataka
AGE (in 2018) 65 Years Old
HEIGHT in centimeters- 169 cm
in meters- 1.69 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
WEIGHT in Kilograms- 70 kg
in Pounds- 154.32 lbs
Last Updated on : March 17, 2018

Other Name: Devaragunda Venkappa Sadananda Gowda
More Professions : Chief Minister

Birthday Countdown, Age and Birthday Facts

65 years, 0 month, 5 days old age D. V. Sadananda Gowda will turn 66 on 18 March, 2019. Only 11 months, 22 days, 13 hours, 21 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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D. V. Sadananda Gowda has celebrated the total number of 65 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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About   Edit

D. V. Sadananda Gowda was born on 18-03-1953 in Sullia in the state of Karnataka, India. He is an Indian Politician & Chief Minister.


Gowda graduated in Science from the St. Philomena College, Puttur and then went on to obtain his degree in law at Udupi Vaikunta Baliga College of Law. He became active in student politics during this period and was elected as the General Secretary of the Students Union of the Law College. Subsequently, he became the District General Secretary of the ABVP.
He started his political career as a member of the Jan Sangh. He was President of the party's Sulya Assembly segment. After the split of the Janata Party, he became a member of the BJP. Later on, he served the BJP as Dakshina Kannada BJP Yuva Morcha President, Dakshina Kannada BJP Vice-President, State BJP Yuva Morcha Secretary, State BJP Secretary and National Secretary of the party.
Sadananda Gowda was elected to the Karnataka Legislative Assembly in 1994 and 1999 from the Puttur Assembly seat in Dakshina Kannada. He was elected to the 14th Lok Sabha in 2004 from the Mangalore Lok Sabha seat, defeating Veerappa Moily of the Indian National Congress.  In 2009, the party shifted him to the Udupi-Chikmagalur constituency.[7] In parliament, he was on the Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forests. In the 14th Lok Sabha, he was a member of the Committee on Commerce.
Sadananda Gowda was chosen as the Chief Minister of Karnataka in August 2011 following the resignation of his mentor B.S. Yeddyurappa in an illegal mining case. Handpicked by Yeddyurappa, he was the second ethnic Tuluva Chief Minister of Karnataka after Veerappa Moily. As Chief Minister, he strived hard to improve the image of his party that had been tarnished due to allegations of corruption.
On 26 May 2014, Sadananda Gowda was sworn in as a cabinet minister in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's newly elected government.

Family Relatives and Relation

He was born to Venkappa Gowda and Kamala Gowda. He is married to Datty Sadananda. Together the couple is blessed with two sons Kaushik and Karthik.

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