Sri K.H. Muniyappa represents KOLAR Lok Sabha constituency of Karnataka State and is a member of the Indian National Congress (INC) political party. He has created a record by winning the KOLAR (Reserved) Lok Sabha seat by sisth time in a row. He hails from a freedom fighter, Farmers family. He was born on 7th March 1948 at  kambadahalli village of sidlaghatta taluk. Which was then KOLAR dist.

Position Held

  • 1969 onwards Vice-Convenor, Congress (I) Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) Cell, Distt. Kolar, Karnataka
  • 1978-83 Vice-President, Taluk Development Board, Sidlaghatta, Distt. Chikballapur, Karnataka
  • 1991  Elected to 10th Lok Sabha
  •  Member, Pradesh Congress Committee (P.C.C.) (I), Legal Cell, Karnataka
  •  Member, Executive Committee, P.C.C. (I) SC and ST Cell, Karnataka
  •  Vice-President, Taluk Congress (I) Committee, Sidlaghatta, Distt. Kolar, Karnataka
  •  Member, District Congress Committee (D.C.C.) (I), Distt. Kolar, Karnataka
  •  Member, Food and Civil Supplies (Eradication of Adulteration Committee), Distt. Kolar, Karnataka
  • 1994 Joint Secretary, All India Congress Committee (A.I.C.C.)
  • 1996 Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
  • 1996-97  Member, Committee on Industry
  •  Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation
  •  Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Welfare
  • 1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
  • 1998-99  Member, Committee on Industry
  •  Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
  •  Special Invitee, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Steel and Mines
  • 1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (4th term)
  • 1999-2000  Member, Committee on Industry
  • 2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 5th term)
  • 23 May 2004 onwards Union Minister of State, Ministry of Shipping, Road Transport & Highways
  • 2009Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (6th term)
  • 2009 – 28 Oct. 2012Union Minister of State, Railways
  • 28 Oct. 2012Union Minsiter of State (Independent Charge), Micro, Small and Medium Enterpises

On Wiki about KH Muniyappa

The only politics I am willing to devote myself to — is simply a matter of serving people and to the nation: serving the community and serving those who will come after us. Its deepest roots are moral because it is a responsibility expressed through action, to and for the whole.