Jeevaraj Alva

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Jeevaraj Alva (1947-2001) was an Indian politician[1] who was minister in the Government of Karnataka and Vice President of Janata Dal (United)[2][3] He was also briefly in the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Jeevaraj Alva was a trained physician from St. John's Medical College. In college he became a student leader during the JP movement and this led him to decide against practicing as a doctor. He was one of the close associate of Ramakrishna Hegde.

His wife was the dancer Nandini Alva, and his daughter, Priyanka, is married to the actor Vivek Oberoi.


  1. ^ Riti, M D. "The Rediff Special/Jeevaraj Alva". 
  2. ^ THE TIMES OF INDIA NEWS SERVICE, (14 February 2001). "Jeevaraj Alva". Times of India. Retrieved 12 October 2010. 
  3. ^ Staff Reporter (13 February 2001). "Jeevaraj Alva is dead". The Hindu. Retrieved 12 October 2010.