Sadananda Gowda joins Modi 2.0 team as Minister Chemical Fertilisers

Sadananda Gowda joins Modi 2.0 team as Minister of Chemical and Fertilisers

9:24 AM, 31st May 2019
Sadananda Gowda

DELHI, INDIA: Karnataka MP D V Sadananda Gowda has been allocated the Ministry of Chemical and Fertilisers in the second term of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government.

Senior BJP leader Sadananda Gowda (66) retained his Bangalore North seat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, becoming an MP for the fourth time. He also served as the 20th chief minister of Karnataka between 2011 and 2012.

Gowda has held three portfolios in the previous Modi cabinet -- Minister of Railways, Minister of Law, and eventually Minister of Statistics and Programme Implementation. An LLB graduate, Gowda initially started his career in politics in the 80s with Jan Sangh.

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