S.A. Ramadas

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S. A. Ramadass
Minister for Medical Education
In office
2008 – 19 May 2013
Preceded by V.S. Acharya
Succeeded by Sharan Prakash Patil
Constituency Krishnaraja
Personal details
Born Mysore, Karnataka, India
Nationality Indian
Political party BJP
Residence No. 1063/77, A 1st Main Road, 6th Cross, Vidhyaranyapura, Mysore – 570008.[1]
Occupation Politician, Social worker

S.A. Ramadas (also spelled as S.A. Ramdas) is an Indian politician. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

He is a Member of the Legislative Assembly (India) from Krishnaraja constituency in Mysore, Karnataka.[2] In the 2008 Karnataka assembly elections, he contested against Congress leader M. K. Somashekar, a former MLA and won by a margin of about 20000 votes.He is considered as one of the main Hindu leaders of mysore. He has been elected from this constituency on two earlier occasions in 1994 and 1999 but lost to M.K.Somashekar in 2004.[3]

Following the historic victory of the BJP in Karnataka in May 2008, he was appointed as Parliamentary Secretary to the Chief Minister B. S. Yeddyurappa.[4] In 2010, he was appointed as a Cabinet minister in the Yeddyurappa government and entrusted with the Medical Education portfolio. He continued in the same post in the D.V. Sadananda Gowda government. He was also the district in-charge minister for Mysore district in the 2008 - 2013 assembly. In 2013, he contested from Krishnaraja constituency and was defeated by M K Somshekar of INC.

Ramdas heads a voluntary organisation called Aasare Foundation which is into social service in Mysore.[5]

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  2. ^ "Members of Legislative Assembly". sarkari.com. Retrieved February 23, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Mysore BJP delegation to meet leadership on ministerial berth". The Hindu. Jun 2, 2008. Retrieved February 23, 2009. 
  4. ^ "MYSORE MUSINGS". The Hindu. Sep 16, 2008. Retrieved February 23, 2009. 
  5. ^ "Prison inmates shine on stage". mysoretrendz.com. July 12, 2008. Retrieved February 23, 2009.