Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda takes oath as Rajya Sabha member

Updated: 20 September, 2020 10:21 IST | ANI | New Delhi

HD Deve Gowda became 11th Prime Minister of the country leading the United Front government after 1996 general elections.

HD Deve Gowda
HD Deve Gowda

Former Prime Minister and Janata Dal-Secular leader HD Deve Gowda took oath as Rajya Sabha member on Sunday. Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu facilitated his oath ceremony and welcomed him to the Upper House. On June 13, Gowda was elected unopposed for the Rajya Sabha from Karnataka.

Gowda served as Karnataka Chief Minister from 1994 to 1996. He became 11th Prime Minister of the country leading the United Front government after 1996 general elections.

He represented Hassan constituency of Karnataka as Lok Sabha MP in 14th, 15th, and 16th Lok Sabha.

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First Published: 20 September, 2020 09:59 IST

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