Fourteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Channappa, Shri Kunnur Manjunath
Constituency   : Dharwad South (Karnataka)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

Father's Name Shri Channappa
Mother's Name Smt. Siddamma
Date of Birth 02 Dec 1954
Place of Birth Vanahalli, Distt. Dharwad, Karnataka
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 30 Jan 1978
Spouse's Name Smt. Snehalata
No. of Sons 2
No.of Daughters 1
B.Sc.,LL.B. (Spl.)
Educated at Karnataka Science College, Dharwad and University Law College, Dharwad
Profession Advocate
Agriculturist, Educationist, Social Worker
Permanent Address
Near KSRTC Bus Stand, Shiggaon
Distt. Haveri - 581 205 (Karnataka)
(080) 23342222
Present Address
152, South Avenue,
New Delhi-110 011
Tel. 9868180310 (M)
Positions Held
1989-1999 Member, Karnataka Legislative Assembly (two terms)
1996-1999 Chairman, Commitee on Papers Laid on the Table, Karnataka Legislative Assembly
Chairman, Subordinate Legislation Committee, Karnataka Legislative Assembly
Chief Whip, Congress Legislature Party, Karnataka
2004 Elected to 14th Lok Sabha
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Water Resources
Member, Committee on Human Resource Development.
5 August 2006 Member, Committee on Human Resource Development
5 Aug. 2007 onwards Member, Committee on Commerce

Special Interests
Running educational institutions to help the poor and needy; horticulture and social work
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Listening to music
Sports and Clubs
Countries Visited
France, Nepal, Switzerland and U.K.
Other Information
General Secretary, Karnataka Science College, Dharwad,1973-74; President, Sri Channabasaveshwar Grameen Vidya Sanstha, Shiggaon 1989-1994; Founder President, Shri Channabasveshwar Grameen Vidya Sanstha, Shiggaon; Member, Central Advisory Board of Education

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