B. Y. Raghavendra

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B. Y. Raghavendra
Member of Legislative Assembly
In office
Assumed office
Preceded by S. Bangarappa
Succeeded by B. S. Yeddyurappa
Constituency Shimoga
Personal details
Born (1973-08-16) 16 August 1973 (age 43)
Shikaripura, Shimoga, Karnataka
Political party Bharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s) Thejaswini
Children 2 sons
Residence 7th Corss, 3rd Stage, 2nd Block, Vinob Nagar, Shimoga[1]
Education B.B.M
Alma mater BBM
As of 17 May, 2009

Bokanakere Yeddyurappa Raghavendra (born 16 August 1973) is a member of the 14th Assembly Karnataka Legislative Assembly. He represents the Shikaripura Assembly constituency of Karnataka and is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).[2]

In the by-elections to Karnataka Legislative Assembly, he defeated H S Shantaveerappa of Indian National Congress.

In the 15th Lok Sabha elections, he contested against the former Chief Minister of Karnataka Sarekoppa Bangarappa in the Shimoga constituency and won by a margin of 52,893 votes.[3]

Raghavendra is also the Managing Trustee of PES Institute of Technology and Management, Shimoga.[4] Raghavendra belongs to the Lingayat community, a dominant community in Karnataka. He is the son of Karnataka Ex-chief minister B. S. Yeddyurappa and late Maithradevi.