Karnataka's Cooperation Minister H S Mahadev Prasad dies

Posted on:04 Jan 2017 18:08:04
Karnataka's Cooperation Minister H S Mahadev Prasad dies
04 January 2017 Current Affairs: H S Mahadev Prasad Minister for Cooperation and Sugar of Karnataka, passed away on 3 January 2017 following a cardiac arrest at a resort in Chikkamagaluru. He was 59.He was there in Chikkamagaluru to attend the silver jubilee celebrations of the Transport Cooperative Society at Koppa.

H S Mahadev Prasad : Born in August 1958, Prasad was elected from the Congress in Chamarajnagar district  from the Gundlupet constituency.

He was an active Congressman and five term member of Karnataka Legislative Assembly representing Gundlupet assembly constituency.He became a Minister in the Siddaramaiah government in 2013. 

He also served as the In Charge Minister of Chamarajanagar District. Before joining Congress, he was a leader of Janata Party and Janata Dal.

He also held the position of the Kannada and Culture Minister in the BJP coalition government headed by HD Kumaraswamy during 2005-07.

He left the Janata Dal party and joined the Congress party along with the then Chief Minister in 2007.

He successfully contested the Assembly Elections from Gundlupet constituency five times in his career in 1994, 1999, 2004, 2008 and 2013.

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