B. S. Yeddyurappa is a prominent Indian politician. He is the first-ever BJP member to become the Chief Minister of a South Indian state. On 26 July 2019, Yeddyurappa was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka.
B. S. Yeddyurappa Bio/Wiki
|Name ||Bookanakere Siddalingappa Yeddyurappa|
|Famous For||Being the first person from the Bharatiya Janata Party to become the Chief Minister of a South Indian state- Karnataka (2008)|
|Date of Birth||Feb 27, 1943|
|Age (as in 2019)||76 Years|
|Birth Place||Bookanakere, Mandya, Karnataka, India|
|Home town||Bookanakere, Mandya, Karnataka, India|
|Parents/ Father||Late Shri Siddalingappa|
|Mother||Late Smt. Puttatayamma|
|Sister||Sister- PS Prema|
B. S. Yeddyurappa Politics
|Political Party || 1), Bharatiya Janata Party (1980-2012)|
2), Karnataka Janata Paksha (2012-2013) 3), Bharatiya Janata Party (2013-Present)
|Political Journey||1972: Appointed as a member of the Shikaripura Municipal Town. |
1975: Elected as the President of the Taluk unit of the Jana Sangh & appointed as the President of the Town Municipality of Shikaripura.
1985: Became the President of BJP’s Shivamogga unit.
1988: Elected as the President of the Karnataka BJP.
1994: Became the leader of the opposition to Karnataka Legislative assembly.
1999: Lost the elections.
2004: Re-elected and became the leader of opposition again.
2008: Became the Cheif Minister of Karnataka.
2011: Resigned as the Chief Minister of Karnataka after corruption charges and pressure from the BJP.
2012: Resigned from the BJP and formed his party, the Karnataka Janata Paksha.
2013: Joined the BJP once again unconditionally.
2014: Merged his party with the BJP.
2018: Took oath as the Karnataka CM, but had to resign just after 2 days as he lost the trust vote.
2019: Became the Chief Minister of Karnataka on 26 July 2019
|Awards, Honours, Achievements||Fastest Mover’ Award in the Law & Order category by India Today in 2009|
|School ||PES College, Mandya, Karnataka|
|College/University ||Bangalore University|
|Educational Qualification||PUC., Educated at Government College of Pre-University, Mandya, Karnataka|
|Contact number||Not known|
|Address||House No.13/2, Mythri Nivasa, Malerakeri, Shikaripura, Karnataka, India.|
|Car||Toyota Fortuner (2016 Model)|
Toyota Fortuner (2014 Model)
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Late Smt. Mythra Devi|
|Wife/Spouse||Late Smt. Mythra Devi|
|Children||Sons- BY Raghavendra, BY Vijyaendra|
|Salary ||2 Lacs INR per month + other allowances (as the Chief Minister of Karnataka)|
|Networth||6.54 Crores INR (as in 2019)|
|Height||In Centimeters- 170 cm|
In Meters- 1.70 m
In Feet inches- 5’ 7”
|Weight||In Kilograms- 65 kg|
In Pounds- 143 lbs
|Favorite food||Not known|
|Favorite Song||Not known|
|Favorite Actor||Not known|
|Favorite Actress||Not known|
|Favorite Sport||Not known|
|Favorite Place||Not known|
|Favorite Movie||Not known|
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B. S. Yeddyurappa Leesre Known Facts
- B. S. Yeddyurappa is a prominent Indian politician. He is from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and is the Chief Minister of Karnataka.
- Yeddyurappa was named after a deity in a Shiv temple, which was built by Saint Siddalingeshwara in Yedeyur, Karnataka.
- His mother died when he was four years old.
- He is a member of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) since his college days.
- In 1967, he got married to Mythra Devi; who was the daughter of the owner of a rice mill where he used to work.