Ramesh Jarkiholi is an Indian politician and former Water resource minister of the Karnataka Government (2020-2021). He was a member of the BJP but after some controversies, he left the political party BJP. He was previously served as Minister of Municipal Administrative.



NameRamesh Jarkiholi
NicknameRamesh
Date of birth1 May 1960
Age60 (as in march 2021)
FatherLaxmanrao Jarkiholi
MotherNot known
Brother(s)Satish Jarkiholi,
Balachandra Jarkiholi,
Bimashi Jarkiholi,

Lakhan Jarkiholi,
WifeShakuntala
SonSantosh Ramesh Jarkiholi
SchoolNot known
CollegeNot known
Educational QualificationGraduate
ProfessionPolitician
Current Political PartyNot available
NationalityIndian

Early Life

He was born on 1 May 1960 in Belgaum, Karnataka in a rich family. His father’s name is Laxmanrao Jarkiholi.  He was born into a businessman family and he was financially rich so there wasn’t any pressure on him. After school, he selected the BA field to complete his graduation. He has done Bachelor of Arts. He has 4 siblings. After completing his graduation he walked into politics. Also, his other siblings walked into Politics but they all didn’t choose a same political party. Some joined BJP and some Congress. Ramesh Jarkiholi’s career started as a politician.

Career

He is a politician and the main turn of his political career was in 1999. When he was first time elected to the Karnataka Legislative Assembly by beating Naik Chandrashekhar (of Janta dal) by the difference of more than 50 thousand votes.

In 2004 again he won the election against BJP’s Muttennavar Mallappa Laxman, this time he won by 15000 votes. In 2008, the winning series continued and won the seat against Janta Dal’s  candidate Ashok Ningayya Pujari. His political was so good from the starting of his career. He faced many problems but still won many seats and defeated many other big candidates.

Besides holding the Small Scale Industries Ministry portfolio Jarkiholi was also the Belgaum District Guardian Minister in-charge of the District.

In 2019, he joined BJP and worked with BJP before joining BJP he was a member of Congress. In 2021 he left the political Party BJP and there isn’t any news about joining other political party.

Family

He has 4 siblings, all siblings are politician and member of different parties. His brother Satish Jarkiholi is a current member of the Karnataka Legislative Council representing the Yemkanamardi constituency in Belgaum District. His other brothers name are Satish Jarkiholi,Balachandra Jarkiholi,Bimashi Jarkiholi, Lakhan Jarkiholi. His father’s name is Laxmanrao Jarkiholi. Her wife’s name is Shakuntala.

Controversy

Recently in 2021, a video went viral of Ramesh Jarkiholi. In this video, he is asking for sexual favours from women in return for a job. After this video, the opposition made pressure on him and he has to resign from his post. The video is not confirmed yet. His brother is asking for CBI investigation and telling this video is fake. (Note – wikilamp do not confirm this video is fake or real)


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