Nalin Kumar Kateel
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|Nalin Kumar Kateel|
Kateel campaigning in Mangalore during elections on 26 April 2009
|Member of Parliament|
7 February 1966 |
Kunjady, Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka
|Political party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Spouse(s)||Sridevi N. Shetty|
|Source||Parliament of India|
|As of 24 May, 2009|
Nalin Kumar Niranjan Shetty Kateel (born 7 February 1966) is an Indian politician and a Member of Parliament who represents the Dakshina Kannada constituency of Karnataka in the 16th Lok Sabha and is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party.
Nalin Kumar Kateel started his social and political life when he becoming a Prachark (full-time member) of Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh (RSS),a Hindu Nationalist organisation at the age of 18 for a period of 12 years. After his father’s death, he took over the responsibility of managing his family affairs, agriculture and also started his professional career as a civil contractor.Later he joined the Bharatiya Janta Party and rising through the ranks became District general secretary of the party in the year 2004,the office of which he still holds.In the year 2009 he was elected to the Lok Sabha,the lower house of India's Parliament the Sansad. He was re-elected as MP in the 2014 elections for the second term.
Nalin Kumar Kateel married Sridevi Shetty on 2 May 2001 and the couple have two daughters.
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