Adagur H. Vishwanath

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Adagooru Huchegowda Vishwanath
Member of Parliament, 15th Lok Sabha
In office
Preceded by C.H. Vijayashankar
Succeeded by Pratap Simha
Constituency Mysore
MLA, 11th Assembly
In office
Oct 1999 – May 2004
Constituency Krishnarajanagar
MLA, 9th Assembly
In office
Dec 1989 – Sep 1994
Constituency Krishnarajanagar
MLA, 6th Assembly
In office
Mar 1978 – Jun 1983
Constituency Krishnarajanagar
Personal details
Born (1949-12-15) 15 December 1949 (age 66)
Krishnarajanagara, Mysore State, India
Nationality Indian
Political party Indian National Congress
Spouse(s) Shantamma
Children 4
Residence Mysore & New Delhi
Alma mater University of Mysore
Sarada Vilas College
Profession Advocate, agriculturist, politician

Adagooru Huchegowda Vishwanath (born 15 December 1949) is an Indian politician and a former Member of Parliament of India. Vishwanath was member of the 15th Lok Sabha of India and represented the Mysore constituency of Karnataka. He is a member of the Indian National Congress political party.[1][2]

Early life and education[edit]

Adagooru Huchegowda Vishwanath was born in Krishnarajanagara, Mysore district in the state of Karnataka. Vishwanath attended University of Mysore & Sarada Vilas College and holds BSc & LL.B. degrees. He is an advocate and an agriculturist by profession.[1]

Political career[edit]

Adagooru Huchegowda Vishwanath has been in active politics since 1970s. He was a member of Karnataka Legislative Assembly for three terms, held State & Cabinet minister posts in the Government of Karnataka. Vishwanath is a member of the Indian National Congress political party. In 2009, he contested for 15th Lok Sabha and succeeded C.H. Vijayashankar. During his term as M.P, Vishwanath is also member of several committees.[2][1][3]

# From To Position
01 1978 1983 Member, 6th Assembly
02 1989 1994 Member, 9th Assembly
03 1999 2004 Member, 11th Assembly
04 1993 1994 Minister of State, Government of Karnataka
05 1999 2004 Cabinet Minister, Government of Karnataka
06 2009 2014 Member, 15th Lok Sabha
07 2009 2014 Member, Committee on Urban Development
08 2009 2014 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Human Resource Development
09 2009 2014 Convenor, Congress, Parliamentary Party (CPP), Karnataka

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Member Profile". Lok Sabha website. Retrieved January 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Election Results 2009". Election Commission of India. Retrieved January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Earlier Lok Sabha". Lok Sabha website. Retrieved January 2014. 

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