H. S. Mahadeva Prasad

H. S. Mahadeva Prasad
MLA for Karnataka
In office
1994–2017
Preceded by K. S. Nagarathanamma
Constituency Gundlupet
Minister for Cooperation and Sugar, Government of Karnataka
In office
17 May 2013 – 3 January 2017
Constituency Gundlupet
Minister of Kannada and Culture
In office
2004–2008
Constituency Gundlupet
Personal details
Born (1958-08-05)5 August 1958
Gundlupet, Karnataka, India
Died 3 January 2017(2017-01-03) (aged 58)
Chikkamagaluru, Karnataka
Nationality Indian
Political party JD, JD(U), JD(S), INC
Profession Politician

Halahalli Shreekantha Shetti Mahadeva Prasad (5 August 1958 – 3 January 2017) was an Indian politician from the state of Karnataka and five-time Member of the Legislative Assembly from the Gundlupet constituency of the Chamarajanagar district. He first won the Karnataka Legislative Assembly elections in 1994 while representing Janata Dal. He was re-elected in five straight subsequent elections in 1999, 2004, 2008 and 2013. Throughout his political career he had been member of Janata Dal, Janata Dal (United), Janata Dal (Secular) and the Indian National Congress. At the time of his death in January 2017, he was the incumbent state minister for Cooperation and Sugar in the Government of Karnataka led by Siddaramaiah as Chief Minister. [1]

Early life

Prasad was born on 5 August 1958. [1] He received a master's degree in political science. [2]