Venkatesh Nayak

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A. Venkatesh Naik
Member of Legislative Assembly of Karnataka
In office
13 May 2013 – 24 August 2015
Preceded by K. Shivana Gouda Naik
Constituency Devadurga
Member of the Indian Parliament
for Raichur
In office
1991–1996
Preceded by R. Ambanna Naik Dore
Succeeded by Raja Rangappa Naik
In office
1998–2009
Preceded by Raja Rangappa Naik
Succeeded by Sanna Pakirappa
Personal details
Born (1936-06-06)6 June 1936
Raichur, Kingdom of Mysore, British India
Died 24 August 2015(2015-08-24) (aged 79)
Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, India
Political party Indian National Congress
(1968–2015)
Spouse(s) Savitri (1964–2015)
Children 5

A. Venkatesh Naik (6 June 1936 – 24 August 2015) was an Indian politician and a member of the Indian National Congress (INC) political party, with whom he had been a member for nearly 50 years. He was elected to the 10th Lok Sabha in 1991 from Raichur constituency in Karnataka. He was re-elected to the Lok Sabha in 1998, 1999 and 2004 from the same constituency. He secured a seat in the Karnataka legislative assembly elections of 2013 from Devdurga constituency. On 24 August 2015, Nayak was among 5 killed in a train accident in Andhra Pradesh.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Buradikatti, Kumar (24 August 2015). "Devadurga MLA Venkatesh Naik dies in rail accident". The Hindu. Retrieved 24 August 2015. 
  2. ^ Janyala, Sreenivas (24 August 2015). "Karnataka Congress MLA among five killed after truck collides with Bangalore-Nanded Express". The Indian Express. Retrieved 24 August 2015.