Shri Pralhad Venkatesh Joshi

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Shri Pralhad Venkatesh Joshi

Constituency   :Dharwad (Karnataka )
Party Name     :Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address :joshi[DOT]pralhad[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in
Father’s NameShri Venkatesh Joshi
Mother’s NameSmt. Malatibai
Date of Birth27 Nov 1962
Place of BirthVijayapur (Karnataka)
Marital StatusMarried
Date of Marriage26 Nov 1992
Spouse’s NameSmt. Jyoti Joshi
No.of Daughters3
Educated at K.S. Arts College, Hubli and Karnatak University, Dharwad, Karnataka
Permanent Address
122-D, Mayuri Estate, Keshwapur,
Tels. : (0836) 2251055, 2258955
09448283555 (M)
Present Address
5, G.R.G. Road,
New Delhi – 110 001
Telefax : (011) 23094650, 23093797, 09448283555 (M)
Positions Held
1998 – 2003General Secretary, B.J.P. Dharwad District
1995 – 1998President, B.J.P., Dharwad District
2004Elected to 14th Lok Sabha
2 Jan. 2006Member, Standing Committee on Chemicals & Fertilizers
Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee on Wakf
2006 – 2013General Secretary, B.J.P., Karnataka State Unit
20 Mar. 2007Member, Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism & Culture
2009Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
31 Aug. 2009Member, Standing Committee on Railways
21 Apr. 2010Member, Committee on Absence of Members from the Sitting of the House
2013 onwardsPresident, B.J.P., Karnataka State Unit
May, 2014Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
9 June 2014 onwardsMember, Panel of Chairpersons, Lok Sabha
13 June 2014 onwardsMember, Business Advisory Committee
15 Sep. 2014 onwardsMember, Committee on Ethics
1 Sep. 2014 onwardsChairperson, Standing Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation
29 Jan. 2015 onwardsMember, General Purposes Committee
Books Published
“Sadhaneya Sankalpa” in Kannada.
Social And Cultural Activities
(i) Associated with mid-day meals project for primary school children and above 86,000 children are being fed; (ii) Conducted many free general health and eye camps and thousands of patients have been provided free medical care.
Special Interests
To serve the poor and other deprived section of society
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Listening to Hindustani classical music, reading books of literary importance
Sports and Clubs
Chess, Badminton and Carrom.
Countries Visited
Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka and U.S.A.
Other Information
Hon. Chairman, Vijayanagar Education Society, Hubbalii; Board Member, Karnataka Chamber of Commerce and Industries. Participated as a member of the Indian Parliamentary Delegation at the 63rd Session of General Assembly, UNO in Dec. 2008 and spoke on atrocities on women and children; Participated as a Member of the Indian Parliamentary Delegation in April 2012 and spoke on the need for a “Genuine Political Settlement` to the Tamil issue in Sri Lanka”

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