Bio-Data
Shri B. K. Hari Prasad, MP
[ Indian National Congress -Karnataka ]

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Father's Name : Late Shri Kempaiah A
Mother's Name : Late Shrimati Gunavathi K
Date of Birth : 29 July 1954
Place of Birth : Bangalore (Karnataka)
Marital Status : Married
Spouse's Name : Shrimati Usha
Children : One daughter
Educational Qualifications : B. Com. Educated at M.E.S.College, Bangalore University, Bangalore
Profession : Political and Social Worker
Permanent Address : 84, 6th Main Road, Malleswaram, Bangalore, Karnataka 560055 Tel. - {080}23343994
Present Address : AB-5, Pandara Road, New Delhi. Tel. - 23782324, 23782477, 9868181098
Email Address : hariprasad@sansad.nic.in
Freedom Fighter : No
Positions Held :  
1980-82 Member, Station Prison Advisory Committee, Karnataka 1981-82 Chairman, Karnataka Slum Clearance Board, Government of Karnataka 1982-83 and 1987-89 Member, Telecommunications Advisory Committee, Karnataka April 1990 Elected to Rajya Sabha 1990-96 Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers and Health and Family Welfare April 1993-1996 Member, Committee on Urban and Rural Development April 1995-1996 Member, Committee on Labour and Welfare July 2004 Elected to Rajya Sabha July 2004 onwards Member, Council of the Indian Institute of Sciences, Bangalore Aug. 2004 onwards Member, Committee on Urban Development Oct. 2004 onwards Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment July 2006 onwards President, India-Turkey Parliamentary Friendship Group Sept. 2007 onwards Member, India-Poland Parliamentary Friendship Group Nov. 2007 onwards Member, Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (A.P.E.D.A.) March 2008 onwards Member, Central Silk Board May 2008 onwards Member, Committee on Public Accounts
Books Published :  
Not Available
Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests : 
Not Available
Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and Recreation : 
Rural sports; reading and listening to Hindustani music
Countries Visited :  
Yugoslavia, U.S.S.R., Spain, North Korea, U.S.A. and U.K.
Other Information :  
Former President, Young Workers Council (I.N.T.U.C.), 1980-82; President, (i) MES College Student's Union, 1972-73, (ii) SRJC Law College Student's Union, 1977-78 and (iii) Indian National Young Worker's Council, Karnataka Unit, 1981-82; Vice-President, Indian Youth Congress, 1989-90; Chairman, All India Congress Seva Dal, 2000-01; Secretary, All India Congress Committee, 2001-06; General Secretary, (i) High Ground Block Youth Congress Committee, 1973-76, (ii) All India NSUI, 1979-81, (iii) Karnataka PYC, 1980-82 and (iv) All India Congress Committee, 2006; Joint Secretary, All India Congress Committee, 1997-98; Convenor, Karnataka State MP's Forum, 1994-96; Member, (i) Bangalore University Student's Union, 1973-74, (ii) Bangalore University Student's Council, 1977-78 and (iii) CPP Executive Committee, 1994-96 and (iv) Indian National Congress, since 1972; Former Member, (i) House Committee, (ii) Coconut Development Board and (iii) National Advisory Committee of National Cadet Corps (N.C.C.); was A.I.C.C. Observer, (i)Vidhan Sabha Elections, Varanasi Division, Uttar Pradesh, 1993, (ii) Bihar Vidhan Sabha Elections, 1995, (iii) Mizoram Vidhan Sabha Elections, 1995, (iv) West Bengal Vidhan Sabha Elections, 1996, (v) Delhi, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Mizoram Vidhan Sabha Elections, 1998, (vi) Tripura Vidhan Sabha Elections, 1998 and (vii) Jharkhand Vidhan Sabha Elections, 1999; led, (i) the Delegation for Election Study tour during the Presidential Elections, U.S.A., 1989 and (ii) the Delegation for the 22nd International Youth Olympic Camp, Moscow, 1980; attended, (i) International Youth Worker's Conference, Spain, 1981 and (ii) the 13th World Festival of Youth and Students, Pyongyang, DPR Korea, 1989; visited, Belgrade following the death of one of the greatest leaders of Non-Aligned Movement Sir Josip Broz Tito in 1980; General Secretary, All India Congress Committee, since December 2006; In-charge, Gujarat and Goa, since December 2006