Shri Jagadish Shettar: Opposition Leader of Karnataka

Jagadish Shivappa Shettar (born 17 December 1955) is the present Leader of Opposition in Karnataka Legislative Assembly and was the 21st Chief Minister of Karnataka, a state in southern India. He is a senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Earlier, he was the Speaker of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly during 2008-2009.

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Journey so far

Shettar began his public life with the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad and participated actively in all its activities before becoming an active member of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh.

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Important Contributions

Actively participated in pro-farmer and pro-public movement.
Fought for development of neglected North Karnataka, responsible for holding Legislative Sessions at Belgaum and has initiated construction of Suvarna Vidhana Soudha.
Initiated establishment of Tata Motors Company at Dharwad.

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Political Background of the Family

Uncle Sadashiva Shettar was Member of Assembly from Hubli Constituency representing Jansangh party in the year 1967.

Father SS Shettar was consecutively elected as member to Hubli-Dharwad City Corporation for five times. He has also served as Mayor once. First Mayor of Jansangh in Southern India. Director of Hubli Urban Co-operative for the past fifty years. Practicing advocate for the past 50 years.

Victories With Positions

  • In 1990 - President of Hubli Rural Unit of the BJP.
  • In 1994 - Dharwad District Unit President of the party.
  • In 1996,became the BJP State Secretary.
  • In 1996 - BJP State Secretary.
  • In 1999 - Leader of Opposition.
  • In 2005 - State President of the Bharatiya Janata Party.
  • In 2008 - Speaker of the Karnataka legislative assembly.
  • In 2012 - Chief Minister of Karnataka.
  • In 2013 - Opposition Leader of Karnataka.
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