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Name Kimmane Rathnakar
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Constituency Thirthahalli, Shimoga
Political party Indian National Congress
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Kimmane Rathnakar is a former Karnataka Minister, professional advocate and the MLA from Thirthahalli constituency in Shimoga District. He belongs to Indian National Congress. He held the portfolio of Minister for Primary and Secondary education in the Government of Karnataka.
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- Early life & education
- Political career
- Act of Bravery
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Early life & education
Kimmane Rathnakar completed his schooling in Thirthahalli, and then he completed Bachelor of Science degree in Bhuvanendra College, Karkala. In 1966, he completed his Law degree in BMS College of Law.
He was the minister for Primary and Secondary education, Government of Karnataka till June 18, 2016.In 2013, Kimmane Rathnakar (Indian National Congress) beat RM Manjunatha Gowda (KJP) by 1343 Votes to become member of the assembly for the second consecutive time.
Act of Bravery
On September 17, 2013, he saved a family of 6 from drowning into Beguvalli Lake near Shimoga. He was coming back to Bangalore from his hometown Thirthahalli, when he spotted a car sinking with its occupants crying for help. The Minister's Bodyguard and Driver jumped into the lake and bravely saved the family. He also arranged for their medical treatment and shared his clothes with them.