Jagadish Shettar who was sworn in as 27th Chief Minister of Karnataka on July 12th 2012 after Sadananda Gowda resigned due to lack of his Core Minister’s support, and who supports Yeddyurappa who the former chief minister of karnataka. Coming to Jagadish Shettar political career is completely in politics since 1994, elected as Member of Karnataka legislative assembly.
Jagadish Shettar Full name is Jagadish Shivappa Shettar is a senior leader of National Party – BJP. He had great depth in Political awareness and handled the speaker position also for the 2008-09 tenure.
Jagadish Shettar was born on 17th december 1955 in Kerur Village, Badami, Bagalkote District, Karnataka.
Jagadish Shettar Parents S.S. Shettar and Basavanemma, where his is into politics since ages when he used to take the lead from the front as Hubli – Dharwad – Jana Sangh activist.
In 1990 – became president of Hubli Rural Unit of BJP.
In 1994 – became MLA for the first time
In 1996 – BJP Secretary
In 1999 – Leader of Opposition as BJP lost the elections.
In 2005 – State BJP President
In 2006 – Revenue Minister under HD Kumaraswamy JD (S) – BJP Coalition Govt.
In 2008 – Speaker of Karnataka Legislative Assembly
In 2009 – Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Minister under Yeddyurappa.
In 2011 – Chance of getting to Chief Minister post but lack of support from BJP members he was lost in the election where Sadananda gowda sworn in as CM.
In 2012 – Finally he did it on July 10th 2012.