Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Prasad, Shri V. Sreenivasa
Constituency   : Chamrajanagar (SC) (Karnataka)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : srinivasprasad1949[AT]gmail[DOT]com

Father's Name Late Shri M. Venkataiah
Mother's Name Late Smt. D.V. Puttamma
Date of Birth 06 Aug 1947
Place of Birth Mysore (Karnataka)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 02 Jul 1960
Spouse's Name Smt. Bhagya Lakshmi
No.of Daughters 3
B.Sc., M.A. (Political Science)
Educated at Sharadavilas College and Mysore University, Mysore (Karnataka)
Profession Social Worker
Permanent Address
91, Bhimasadana, 7th Main Road, Jayalakshmipuram,
Mysore-570012, Karnataka
Tels: (0821) 2511533, 09448448150 (M)
Present Address
29, North Avenue (Duplex),
New Delhi-110001
Tels: (011) 23092053, 09448448150 (M)
Positions Held
1977-78 General-Secretary, Yuva Janata, Karnataka
1980 Elected to 7th Lok Sabha
Member, Committee on Papers Laid on the Table
Member, Committee on Private Members` Bills and Resolutions
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Education
1984-85 President, Youth Congress(I), Karnataka
1985 Re-elected to 8th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
Member, Committee on Privileges
Member, Consultative Comittee, Ministry of Petroleum and Chemicals
1986 General Secretary, Pradesh Congress Committee [(PCC(I)], Karnataka
1989 Re-elected to 9th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1990 Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
Member, Subject Committee on Science and Technology
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Chemicals
1991 Re-elected to 10th Lok Sabha (4th term)
Member, Committee on Estimates
Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Steel and Mines
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (5th term)
13 Oct. 1999- 6 March 2004 Union Minister of State, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
2008 - 2018 Member, Karnataka Legislative Assembly (Two terms)
2013 - 2018 Cabinet Minister, Revenue, Government of Karnataka
May, 2019 Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha (6th term)
13 Sept. 2019 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers
09 Oct. 2019 - 15 Oct. 2020 Member, Committee on Petitions

Social And Cultural Activities
Involved in upliftment of downtrodden and Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes; Crusader against Scoial evils like untouchability; Committed social activist since student days as a student leader; deeply involved in cultural activities throughout the State
Special Interests
Sports and Clubs
Football; Founder President, Ashoka Sports Club (Regd.), Mysore
Countries Visited
Widely travelled
U.S.S.R. (as a member of Indian Parliamentary Delegation) and also toured various countries in South East Asia, New York and USA
Other Information
President, (i) Siddhartha Educational Society, Mysore; (ii) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Educational and Cultural Society, Mysore; and (iii) Government Higher Primary School Betterment Committee, Mysore; Member (i) Central Silk Board, Mysore; and (ii) Karnataka Congress (I) Election Committee

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