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Kimmane Rathnakar

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Preceded by  Araga Jnanendra
Religion  Hinduism
Name  Kimmane Rathnakar

Nationality  Indian
Role  Advocate
Profession  Advocate
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Full Name  Kimmane Rathnakar

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

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.

Political career

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.


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