ELECTION 2009

BANGALORE SOUTH

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Ananth Kumar – BJP
Four terms as an MP. Served as a Union Minister for Civil Aviation, Tourism and Culture, Youth Affairs and Urban Development. Age: 50 years; Assets: Rs. 122.06 Lakhs; Criminal Record: None since 2004

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Capt Gopinath – Independent

With an MBA and degrees from the NDA Captain has working life that includes 8 yrs service in the Indian Army, 17 years in Farming & Sericulture, and finally, the last 13 years as an entrepreneur and founder of India’s first low cost airline–Air Deccan (and other transit and transport businesses.) Age: 58 years; Assets: Rs 70 crores plus; Criminal Record: None

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Krishna Byregowda – INC
Krishna Byregowda, INC, Bangalore South. Masters in International Relations, 5 years of experience in sericulture, development and the voluntary sector. A three time MLA (sitting MLA for Byatarayanpura), has participated in agitations against recent attacks on Churches and saffronization of education. Age: 35 years; Assets: Rs. 1.3 Crores; Criminal Record: None.

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Prof Radhakrishna – JD(S)
He has both an MA & LLB and is the Principal of Seshadripuram College. Besides being an educationist, and founder and member of various educational foundations, societies and committees and has participated in JP and Navnirman movements during the Emergency. Age: 63 years; assets: Rs 2.25 crores; No Criminal Record.

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BANGALORE NORTH
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DB Chandre Gowda – BJP
BSc , LLB. Is a practicing Advocate. Has been a 3 time MP (once from Rajya Sabha) and 4 time MLA. Served as Minister in the State Government twice, and once as the Speaker. Age: 73 years; Assets: Rs. 2.09 Crores; Criminal Record: None

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CK Jaffer Sharief – INC
Completed his matriculation. Has been elected as MP for 8 terms. Served as a Minister of State for Railways, Irrigation and Coal, and as Union Minister for Railways. Age: 76 years; Assets: Rs.16.37 Crores; Criminal Record: Offences under Prevention of Corruption Act

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Surendra Babu – JD(S)

MCom, MBA and LLB. He has been an agriculturist for 10 years and has been a lawyer since 1994. Filed multiple Public Interest Litigations against Govt. acquisition/Sale/Demolition of property. Age: 44 years; Assets: Rs.117.45 Crores; Criminal Record: Offences related to Criminal Intimidation.

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BANGALORE CENTRAL
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PC Mohan – BJP
With a pre-university degree, a Businesman for 23 years in sanitaryware retail and real estate. Won MLA elections from Chickpet in 1999 and 2004. Age: 45 years; Assets: Rs. 5.38 Crores; Criminal Record: Other Offences – FIR under Sec 147 and 174(A) of the Railway Act.

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HT Sangliana – INC
Elected as MP for Bangalore North in 2004. After completing his BA in Economics, he spent 36 years in the Indian Police and retired as Director General of Police. Age: 66 years; Assets: Rs. 2.55 Crores; Criminal Record: None.

* Citizen Matters’ interview of HT Sangliana
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