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Shri M. Veerappa Moily, MP
[ Indian National Congress-Karnataka ]

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Father's Name : Shri Thammayya Moily
Mother's Name : Smt. Poovamma
Date of Birth : 1940-01-12
Place of Birth : Vill. Marpadi, Distt. Moodabidri ( Karnataka )
Marital Status : Married
Spouse's Name : Smt. Malathi V. Moily
Children : No.of Sons:1 No.of Daughters:3
Educational Qualifications : B.A., B.L. Educated at Government Law College, Bangalore
Profession : Advocate
Permanent Address : Kaustubha No. 1, R.T. Nagar,Bangluru - 560 032 Karnataka ,Tels. (080) 23430491 Fax. (080) 23334784 09845536333 (M)
Present Address : No. 3, Tughlak Lane,New Delhi-110 011,Tels. (011) 23386615, 23384567, 23016764 (R) Fax. (011) 23384241 (O) 23016233 (R)
Email Address : vmoily@kar.nic.in
Freedom Fighter : No
Positions Held :  
Member, Karnataka Legislative Assembly (six times)( 1972-99)Minister of State, Small Scale Industry, Govt. of Karnataka ( 1975)Cabinet Minister of State, Finance, Govt. of Karnataka ( 1980-83)Leader of Opposition, Karnataka Legislative Assembly( 1983-85)Cabinet Minister of State, Law, Govt. of Karnataka ( 1989-90)Cabinet Minister of State, Education, Govt. of Karnataka ( 1990-92)Chief Minister, Govt. of Karnataka ( 1992-94)Chairman, Tax Reforms( 2000-2002)Chairman, Revenue Commission( 2002-04)Chairman, ARC( 2005-09)Elected to 15th Lok Sabha( 2009)Union Cabinet Minster, Law and Justice( 31 May 2009)
Books Published :  
Not Available
Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests : 
Overall development of the country in respect of education school of excellence exclusively for dropout after eight Mahatma Gandhi Residential School, Kukkundur village, Karkala Taluk and involved in peasant movement, Karkala.
Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and Recreation : 
Cricket
Countries Visited :  
Australia, China,France, Kuwait, Nepal, Newzealand, Russia,Singapore, Thailand, USA, and U.K.,
Other Information :  
Honorary doctorate awarded by (i) Mangalore University, on Feb 16, 2009 (ii) Russian Academy and (iii) NALSAR, Hyderabad. 40 years of experience in public service, policy making, governance and politics