Mapanna Kharge Mapanna Kharge
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BA, LLB Educated at Government Arts and Science College, Gulbarga and SSL Law College, Gulbarga, Karnataka University, Dharwad (Karnataka).
"LumbiniÃ¢â‚¬Â Aiwan-e-Shahi Area, Gulbarga, Karnataka-585102
9, Safdarjung Road, New Delhi- 110 011
Introduced the Policy of backlog vacancies for weaker sections for the first time in the country to fill up the posts of teachers; introduced several reforms in the education department; implemented Land Reforms Act; more than 400 land tribunals were constituted to expedite the transfer of Land Rights; lakhs of acres of Government land distributed to landless small and marginal farmers; under taken comprehensive modernization of Police Department, Karnataka; took initiatives in expediting Bangal
Reading Books, Rational thinking, fight against superstitions and orthodox practices
Kabaddi, Hockey & Cricket
Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, China, Cook Islands, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region of the People`s Republic of China), Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, U.A.E., U.K., U.S.A. etc.
Having started political career as a student leader and General Secretary of the StudentÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Union in Gulbarga, he has gone on to become one of the most respected political leaders in Karnataka enjoying the support of people from all sections and communities. Joined the Indian National Congress in 1969. He has won elections for a record 11 consecutive times having won the assembly elections for an unprecedented 9 times (1972, 1978, 1983, 1985, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2008) and the parliame