H. D. Deve Gowda Age, Wiki, Wife, Family, Biography, Caste, Birthday, Height, Weight, Affairs & More

H. D. Deve Gowda
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Deve Gowda in 2015
11th Prime Minister of India
In office
1 June 1996 – 21 April 1997
PresidentShankar Dayal Sharma
Preceded byAtal Bihari Vajpayee
Succeeded byI. K. Gujral
Minister of Home Affairs
In office
1 June 1996 – 29 June 1996
Prime MinisterH. D. Deve Gowda
Preceded byMurli Manohar Joshi
Succeeded byIndrajit Gupta
14th Chief Minister of Karnataka
In office
11 December 1994 – 31 May 1996
Preceded byVeerappa Moily
Succeeded byJayadevappa Halappa Patel
President of Janata Dal (Secular)
Assumed office
July 1999
Preceded byPosition Created
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
In office
17 May 2004 – 23 May 2019
Preceded byG. Putta Swamy Gowda
Succeeded byPrajwal Revanna
In office
10 March 1998 – 26 April 1999
Preceded byRudresh Gowda
Succeeded byG. Putta Swamy Gowda
In office
20 June 1991 – 11 December 1994
Preceded byH. C. Srikantaiah
Succeeded byRudresh Gowda
Personal details
Haradanahalli Doddegowda Deve Gowda

18 May 1933 (age 86)
HaradanahalliKingdom of MysoreBritish India
(present-day KarnatakaIndia)

Political partyJanata Dal (Secular)
Other political
Chennamma (m. 1954)
Children6; including H. D. Revanna,
H. D. Kumaraswamy
ProfessionPoliticianFarmerCivil engineer

Haradanahalli Doddegowda Deve Gowda is an Indian politician who was the 11th Prime Minister of India from 1 June 1996 to 21 April 1997. He was previously the 14th Chief Minister of Karnataka from 1994 to 1996.

Born in a humble farming family, he joined the Indian National Congress party in 1953, and remained a member until 1962. He was imprisoned during the Emergency. He became President of the state unit of Janata Dal in 1994, and was considered to be a driving force in the party’s victory in Karnataka. He served as the 14th Chief Minister of Karnataka from 1994 to 1996.


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