HD Deve Gowda took an Oath as Rajya Sabha MP
- On 20th Sept 2020, The Ex-Indian PM Shri H D Deve Gowda has received oath as a member of the Rajya Sabha from Karnataka. He is 87 years old and serving as President of the Janata Dal (Secular) party. he was appointed to the Rajya Sabha in June 2020.
- This happens 1st time when a JD(S) leader is elected as a member of the Upper House since 1996.
About Mr Deve Gowda –
- Shri Deve Gowda served as Prime Minister of India between 1st June 1996 and 21st April 1997. he became 11th Indian PM. Apart from this, he has served as 14th Chief Minister of Karnataka between 1994 and 1996.
About Karnataka –
Capital – Bengaluru
Formation – 1 November 1956
Chief Minister – B. S. Yediyurappa