Meet your new chief minister

There is plenty that has been said and done in Karnataka's politics to bring us yet another chief minister, this time with only nine months left for the BJP’s term. Meet the new chief.

Karnataka’s newest Chief Minister is Jagadish Shivappa Shettar. Shettar is 56 and the state’s MLA from Hubli.

Jagadish Shettar. Pic: bjpkarnataka.org

Shettar earned a B Com in 1977 from Jagadguru Gangadhara Commerce College, Hubli and LLB from JSS Sakri Law College in 1980. His wife is Shilpa Shettar and they have two sons, Prashanth and Sankalp.

In his 2008 filings before the election commission, Shettar and Shilpa disclosed their assets as follows.

Assets

Jagadish Shettar

Shilpa Shettar

Cash

Rs 2,12,000

Rs 55,000

Bank balance

Rs 2,70,321

Rs 2,34,458

Shares

Rs 1,69,720

Rs 5,000

NSC/LIC

Rs 1,85,000

Rs 4,25,000

Vehicle(Tata Indigo)

Rs 5,00,000

Gold/silver

Rs 7,27,000

Rs 8,62,000

In addition, Shettar has sites in Hubli, and a BDA site in Bangalore. Shettar has no criminal or civil case history against him. As per his affidavit, there is also no history of criminal record.

Karnataka also swore in two Deputy Chief Ministers this time.

R Ashoka. Pic: bjpkarnataka.org

One of the Deputy Chief Ministers is R Ashoka. He is 55 years old and the state’s MLA from Padmanabha Nagar, Bangalore. Ashok’s wife is Pramila Rani and they have two sons, Sharath and Ajay.

In his 2008 filings before the election commission, Ashoka and Pramila disclosed their assets as follows.

Assets

R Ashoka

Pramila Rani

Cash

Rs 4,00,000

Rs 2,00,000

Bank balance

Rs 5,63,777

Rs 32,890

Shares

Rs 10,000

LIC

Rs 2,00,000

Rs 3,50,000

Vehicles

Toyota qualis

Toyota Innova

Honda Activa

Gold/silver

Rs 5,80,000

Rs 6,80,000

Land

7 acres and farm, sites in Singapura, Thindlu, near Yelahanka & Jalahalli

Site in Thindlu, near Yelahanka

Ashok has no criminal or civil case history against him. As per his affidavit, there is also no history of criminal record.

K S Eshwarappa. Pic: bjpkarnataka.org

K S Eshwarappa is the other Deputy Chief Minister. He is 64 years old and MLA from Shimoga. Eshwarappa earned a B Com in 1973-74 from National Commerce College, Shimoga, Mysore University. His wife is Jayalakshmi.

In his 2008 filings before the election commission, Eshwarappa and Jayalakshmi disclosed their assets as follows.

Assets

K S Eshwarappa

Jayalakshmi

Cash

Rs 50,000

Rs 20,000

Bank deposits

Rs 3,30,000

Shares/bonds

Rs 10,000

LIC/NSS

Rs 20,00,000

Rs 1,00,000

Vehicles

Gold/silver

Rs 75,000

Rs 4,25,000

Land

Sites, agricultural land, commercial complexes in Shimoga

Liabilities

Rs 98,00,000 loan from Vijaya Bank

Housing loan Rs 17,68,000 from Vijaya Bank

Eshwarappa has civil case against him – Case No CC 715/2000 in JMFC Shimoga as per IPC Sec 143, 147, 148, 332, 427, 353.

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  1. vijay kumar says:

    all the best to all

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