About M Krishnappa
Name: M Krishnappa
Famous As: Housing Minister of Karnataka, Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Vijayanagar Constituency, Bangalore, Mandya District Minister, Mandya
Education: B. Sc Graduate from Bangalore University
Political Background: MLC 2000-2006, MLA, Housing Minister, Mandya District Minister
Wife: Mrs. Priyadarshini Krishnappa
Sons: Mr. Pradeep Krishnappa, Mr. Priyakrishna – MLA, Govindarajanagar Constituency, Bangalore
Address: “GOVARDHANA PRIYA” #2937/38/E, Service Road, Vijayanagar, Bangalore 560 040
Tel No: 080 2330 1603
Fax No: 080 23301650
M Krishnappa is the Ex Housing Minister of Karnataka state, born and bought up in Bangalore. He is the son of Late Muniswamappa. He is a B. Sc graduate from Bangalore University also Senate Member of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science, Karnataka. Before joining into politics, he was in to Real Estate and Land Development business. He is also ex-member of Southern Railway Board Committee and Bangalore Telecom District Advisory Committee.
He entered political arena through Indian National Congress and contested as Indian National Congress Candidate for Bangalore South Parliament Constituency in 2004 General Elections. He served as Member of Legislative Council Karnataka State from 2000 to 2006. He is also AICC Member and KPCC Treasurer. In 2006 he was appointed as Member of Legislative Assembly for Vijaynagar Constituency, Bangalore. He is appointed three MLA seat from Vijaynagar Assembly Constituency.
He is popularly known as “Layout Krishnappa”. There was tough competition amongst 13 cabinet members of the party and M Krishnappa was chosen as Housing Minister of Karnataka State in September 2016 over others. During Chief Minister’s visit to New Delhi, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi had directed Mr Siddaramaiah to induct Mr. Krishnappa into the Ministry of Housing of the state. He swore as Minister on Ganesha Chaturthi festival at Raj Bhavan.
He was also appointed as Mandya District In-Charge minister in October 2016, preceded by Sandalwood film star turned politician Ambreesh.
Mr Krishnappa’s son Priyakrishna is also MLA and represents neighboring Govindarajanagar Constituency, Bangalore.
In Vidhan Sabha Election 2018, he contested from Vijayanagar Assembly Constituency and won victory over other candidates and elected as MLA for the third time.