D. V. Sadananda Gowda

Positions Held

Ministry Tenure
Minister of Statistics and Programme Implementation 5 July 2016 Presented
Minister of Law and Justice 9 November 2014 – 5 July 2016
37th Minister of Railways 26 May 2014 – 9 November 2014
Member of the Indian Parliament for Bangalore North May 26, 2014 Presented

Personal Details

Date Of Birth 18 Mar 1953
Place Devaragunda Distt. Dakshina Kannada (Karnataka )
Political Party Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Academics B.Sc., L.L. B. Educated at St. Phelomena College, Puttur, Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka and Vaikunta Baliga Law Collge, Udupi, Karnataka


Devaragunda Venkappa Sadananda Gowda (born 18 March 1953) is an Indian politician and was the 20th Chief Minister of Karnataka and is currently the Minister of Statistics and Programme Implementation in the Government of India. He previously served as Minister of Law and Justice shifted from the Ministry of Railways in the cabinet reshuffle of 5 July 2016.[1] He is a member of the 16th Lok Sabha representing the Bangalore Northconstituency.