Siddaramaiah is a prominent Indian politician and a member of the Indian National Congress. He served as the Chief Minister of the southern Indian state of Karnataka from 2013 to 2018. Siddaramaiah was born on August 12, 1948, in a village in the Mysore district of Karnataka.
Siddaramaiah began his political career as a member of the Janata Parivar in the 1970s and later joined the Indian National Congress. He has served as a Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) and Member of Parliament (MP) in Karnataka.
During his tenure as the Chief Minister of Karnataka, Siddaramaiah implemented several social welfare schemes and developmental projects, including the Anna Bhagya scheme, which provided free rice to the poor, and the Indira Canteen project, which aimed to provide affordable food to the urban poor.
Siddaramaiah has also been involved in several controversies, including allegations of corruption and nepotism. In 2019, he faced criticism for allegedly misusing government funds to finance his foreign trips.
Despite his controversies, Siddaramaiah remains a popular leader in Karnataka and continues to be a prominent figure in the Indian National Congress.Read More