Channabasappa took over as new Minister of State of Railways on May .31st.
V.K.Yadav, Chairman, Railway Board & other
Board Members were also present on this occasion.
Channabasappa, a leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Karnataka, is elected
from Belgaum in 17th Lok Sabha elections.
He has taken the
charge as Minister of State of Railways.
He was born to
Somawwa and Chanabasappa Angadi and completed his graduation from S.S.S.
Samithi College of commerce in Belgaum. Later, he also graduated in Law from
the prestigious Raja Lakhamgouda Law College, Belgaum.
A member of
Bharatiya Janata Party, he became the vice president of the party's Belgaum
district unit in 1996. He continued in that office till 1999. In 2001 he was
nominated as the president of the district unit and continued to hold that post
until he was nominated as the party's candidate for the Belagavi Lok Sabha
constituency in 2004.
He was re elected
to a second term as Member of Parliament in the 2009 General Elections. He was
elected for a third consecutive term in 2014.