H. D. Deve Gowda

Mr. H. D. Deve Gowda

  • 1996
  • Chief Guest
Born in Haradanahalli village of Holenarasipura taluka, Hassan District in Karnataka. With a diploma in Civil Engineering, started as a small time contractor. Plunged into active politics at an early age. Starting from lower strata of the democratic set-up ascended the political rungs gradually. When just 28 years old, the youthful Gowda contested as an Independent and was a runaway success from day one when he first became a member of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly in 1962. Was L .... Read More