Portfolio of Modi government ministers: Ramesh Chandappa Jigajinagi has given drinking water and sanitation department.
Modi Cabinet reshuffle 2016: Ramesh Jigajinagi today took oath as a Minister of State (MoS) at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Ramesh Jigajinagi is a sitting Member of Parliament from Karanataka’s Bijapur (SC). Jigajinagi is a social worker. Born in 1952, he has done his BA from SB New Arts College, Bijapur, Karnataka. He has been Lok Sabha MP five times.
Jigajinagi first contested the Assembly elections on a Janta Dal ticket. He has changed parties, but has been able to retain vote from his constituency.