Anant Kumar Hegde

Positions Held

Ministry Tenure
Minister of State for Skill Development Entrepreneurship 3 September 2017 Presented
Member, Committee on Privileges 1 Sep. 2014 - 3 Sept. 2017

Personal Details

Date Of Birth 20 May 1968
Place Sirsi, Distt. Uttara Kannada (Karnataka)
Political Party Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Academics B.A.


Anant Kumar Hegde (born 20 May 1968) is an Indian politician, the current Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and the Member of Parliament for Uttara Kannada constituency. Hegde, a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), is known for his firebrand politics and controversial remarks against Islam. Hegde is a Hindu nationalist and member of the right-wing Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh