K. Jayaprakash Hegde
|K. Jayaprakash Hegde|
|Member of Parliament|
|Preceded by||D. V. Sadananda Gowda|
|Succeeded by||Shobha Karandlaje|
|Minister for Ports and Fisheries, Karnataka|
1994 - 1996
|Preceded by||P. Basavaraj|
|Succeeded by||Constituency abolished|
|Preceded by||S.J. Shetty|
|Succeeded by||Ananda Kunda Hegde|
16 October 1952 |
Korgi, Kundapura Taluk, Karnataka, Indian
|Political party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
Born in Korgi, Kundapura taluk, Udupi district, Jayaprakash is a practicing advocate and entered politics very early in his life. He has been elected thrice to the Karnataka Legislative Assembly from the Brahmavara constituency and served as Minister holding various portfolios. He is married to Veena Hegde and has two children, a son, Nishanth and a daughter, Divya. In 2009 he contested unsuccessfully from the Udupi Chikmagalur for the Indian general election, 2009 on an Indian National Congress ticket. Hegde has been elected to Lok Sabha from the same constituency following a by election in 2012. In 2014, Shobha Karandlaje, who commenced her political career in Udupi has defeated Congress candidate, Jayaprakash Hegde, by a margin of nearly one lac votes. The Congress on Monday December 14, 2015 expelled Jayaprakash Hegde,from the party for six years. Standing as an independent candidate in the Dakshina Kannada constituency, he was again defeated by Kota Srinivas Poojary and Congress candidate Pratapchandra Shetty who won the MLC election for the two seats from the constituency.
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- "Affidavit" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Retrieved 18 October 2010.
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