H. D. Deve Gowda

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H. D. Deve Gowda
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
In office
17 May 2004 – 24 May 2019
Preceded byG. Putta Swamy Gowda
Succeeded byPrajwal Revanna
11th Prime Minister of India
In office
1 June 1996 – 21 April 1997
PresidentShankar Dayal Sharma
Preceded byAtal Bihari Vajpayee
Succeeded byI. K. Gujral
Minister of Home Affairs
In office
1 June 1996 – 29 June 1996
Preceded byMurli Manohar Joshi
Succeeded byIndrajit Gupta
14th Chief Minister of Karnataka
In office
11 December 1994 – 31 May 1996
GovernorKhurshed Alam Khan
Preceded byVeerappa Moily
Succeeded byJayadevappa Halappa Patel
Personal details
Haradanahalli Doddegowda Deve Gowda

(1933-05-18) 18 May 1933 (age 90)
Haradanahalli, Kingdom of Mysore, British India
(now in Karnataka, India)
Political partyJanata Dal (Secular)
Other political
Indian National Congress (1953–1962)
Janata Party (1977–1988) Janata Dal (1988–1999)
Chennamma (m. 1954)
Children6; including H. D. Revanna,
H. D. Kumaraswamy
ProfessionFarmer, Politician

Haradanahalli Doddegowda Deve Gowda (born 18 May 1933)[1] is an Indian politician. He was the 11th Prime Minister of India from 1 June 1996 to 21 April 1997.[2] He was the 14th Chief minister of Karnataka from 1994 to 1996.

He was a member of the 16th Lok Sabha, representing the Hassan constituency of Karnataka from 2004 through 2019, and was the National President of the Janata Dal (Secular) party.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Shri H. D. Deve Gowda". pmindia.gov.in. Retrieved 4 August 2012.
  2. "Britannica article". Retrieved 2014-10-16.
  3. "JDS Leader: H. D. Deve Gowda Profile". janata.in. Archived from the original on 25 September 2010. Retrieved 11 June 2017.