Shri K.H. Muniyappa
[ Indian National Congress-Karnataka ]

Father's Name : Late Shri Hanumappa
Mother's Name : Smt. Venkatamma
Date of Birth : 1948-03-07
Place of Birth : Kambadahally, P.O. Melur, Taluk Sidlaghatta, Distt. Kolar ( Karnataka )
Marital Status : Married
Spouse's Name : Smt. M. Nagarathnamma
Children : No.of Sons:1 No.of Daughters:4
Educational Qualifications : B.A., LL.B. Educated at Bangalore University ( Karnataka )
Profession : Advocate, Social Worker
Permanent Address : No. 58, 6th Main 7th Cross Road,Sanjay Nagar, Bangalore - 560 094 ( Karnataka ),Tels. (080) 3415733, 3417744
Present Address : 7, Tyagraj Marg,New Delhi - 110011,Tels. (011) 23388190, 23382490 (O) 23792703, 23794481 (R) 9868180808 (M) Fax. (011) 23381634, 23070216 (O) 23794481 (R)
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Freedom Fighter : No
Positions Held :  
Vice-Convenor, Congress (I) Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) Cell, Distt. Kolar, Karnataka ( 1969 onwards)Vice-President, Taluk Development Board, Sidlaghatta, Distt. Kolar, Karnataka ( 1978-83)Elected to 10th Lok Sabha( 1991)Member, Pradesh Congress Committee (P.C.C.) (I), Legal Cell, Karnataka Member, Executive Committee, P.C.C. (I) SC and ST Cell, Karnataka Vice-President, Taluk Congress (I) Committee, Sidlaghatta, Distt. Kolar, Karnataka Member, District Congress Committee (D.C.C.) (I), Distt. Kolar, Karnataka Member, Food and Civil Supplies (Eradication of Adulteration Committee), Distt. Kolar, Karnataka Joint Secretary, All India Congress Committee (A.I.C.C.) ( 1994)Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (2nd term)( 1996)Member, Committee on Industry( 1996-97)Member, Committee on Subordinate LegislationMember, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Welfare Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (3rd term) ( 1998)Member, Committee on Industry ( 1998-99)Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment Special Invitee, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Steel and MinesRe-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (4th term) ( 1999)Member, Committee on Industry ( 1999-2000)Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 5th term)( 2004)Union Minister of State, Ministry of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways( 23 May 2004 onwards)Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (6th term)( 2009)Union Minister of State, Railways
Books Published :  
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Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests : 
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Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and Recreation : 
Countries Visited :  
Member, Indian Parliamentary Delegation led by the Honble Speaker, Shri G.M.C. Balayogi, to Russia, 1998
Other Information :  
Director, Gramin Bank, Distt. Kolar President, (i) Arundhathi Education Trust, Bangalore and (ii) Dr. Ambedkar Consumers Co-operative Society Ltd., Melur, Distt. Kolar Founder, (i) Harijan and Girijan Community Irrigation Well Co-operative Society Ltd., Kambadahalli, Distt. Kolar and (ii) Harijan and Girijan Dairy Farming Co-operative Society Ltd., Distt. Kolar, 1967 Member, (i) 20-Point Economic Programme, Taluk Sidlaghatta, Distt. Kolar, 1976 (ii) Land Grant Committee, Distt. Kolar (iii) Relief Committee, Distt. Kolar, 1976 and (iv) Central Silk Board, 1996-97 attended All India Harijan Conference, Andhra Pradesh