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S. Kumar

Full name
S. Suresh Kumar

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November 11, 1952 (age 71) , Bangalore, Karnataka (

Political party
Bharatiya Janata Party

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S. Suresh Kumar is a leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka. He was a cabinet minister in the BJP Government of Karnataka.


Born on 11 November 1955 in Bangalore, he was associated with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh from a very young age. He finished his graduation in Science from Bangalore University. Due to his active opposition to the Emergency, he was imprisoned in the Bangalore Central jail, where many national and state level leaders were also being detained. After being released from jail, he did his graduation in law from Bangalore University during 1977-1980.He started his career as an advocate during 1981. He enrolled himself to the Bar Council and practiced law for some time before taking a plunge into active politics.

He was first elected to the Bangalore Mahanagara Palike in 1983 from the BJP and served as corporator for 2 consecutive terms. He was elected to the Karnataka Legislative Assembly from Rajajinagar constituency for 2 terms in 1994 and 1999 and was hailed as a model legislator. He was re-elected to the Karnataka Legislative Assembly during 2008 and 2013 polls.

He was elected to a third term in 2008 and was appointed as a Minister for Law, Urban Development, Parliamentary Affairs and BWSSB in the Yeddyurappa government.

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Positions held

  • A two-time Corporator in the Bangalore City Corporation (1983 & 1990)
  • Leader of BJP group in the Corporation.
  • President of Bangalore City BJP in 1988-1990
  • MLA-1994 and 1999
  • Deputy leader of BJP group during 1997-1999;
  • President of State BJP Yuva Morcha- 1991;
  • State Spokesperson during 1996 and 2004
  • General Secretary during 2005-2008.
  • Elected to 13th Karnataka Legislative Assembly from Rajajinagar Constituency.
  • Cabinet Minister, Government of Karnataka since 2008
  • Leader of the House, Vidhana Sabha since 2011
  • References

    S. Suresh Kumar Wikipedia