Leaders are born, not made. True to the adage, D K Shivakumar – a multifaceted personality, has lead the way in many walks of life. A politician first, he is among the very few personalities who has captured the attention of the youth as well as the mature populace of the state of Karnataka and the country.
Born to a farmer couple, Kempegowda&Gowramma, on 15 May 1962,in the village called Doddalahalli in Kanakapura, D K Shivakumar has been rooted to the reality of life and risen to great proportions to serve the society .
His educational background is proof that he is someone who believes that learning never ends. Having spent his early years in Kanakapura at St. Rita School, he later joined National Public School in Bangalore and moved to Carmel school and Vidyavardhaka School before he went onto complete his PU education in HKES and graduation from SJRC college.
Academics aside, he has been a renowned sportsman during his student life and has been honoured by the then Governor of Karnataka and many more respected personalities.
Simply put, D K Shivakumar was and is a well-rounded personality with a strong education and sports background. Not to mention, someone who has imbibed every aspect of the society he is serving today.
Selected as the party candidate in legislative elections by congress in the Sathanur constituency against Janata Party, Sri H D Devegowda and lost by a minimal margin
At the age of 27, he was elected as MLA after contesting as an Independent candidate.
Elected as a member for Bangalore Rural Zilla Panchayat. Stood unaffected by tantrums thrown hatched by political rivals.
Played a prominent role in electing Sri S Bangarappa as CM, when Sri Veerendra Patil step down from the position of CM. He was selected as Minister berth from 1991 - 1992
He played prominently in securing more than 139 seats in Assembly elections by convincing S M Krishna to contest for the same and rendered full support.
He was given in charge of the Urban Development Ministry and became the chairman of the Karnataka state town planning Board.
Again won the Sathanur in Assembly elections.
Re-elected as an MLA the Sathanur & got the role Ministry of Energy under Sri Siddaramaiah's govt.
Got re-elected from Kanakapura and hold Minister of Irrigation and Medical Education.
He became the president of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC).
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