Umesh Katti, Minister and Veteran leader, Passes away at 61 (मंत्री और दिग्गज नेता उमेश कट्टी का 61 साल की उम्र में निधन )

Umesh Katti, Minister and Veteran leader, Passes away at 61 (मंत्री और दिग्गज नेता उमेश कट्टी का 61 साल की उम्र में निधन )

He had fought 9 Assembly elections and gained eight of them

Umesh Katti, Minister and Veteran leader
Umesh Katti, Minister and Veteran leader

Umesh Vishwanath Katti, Karnataka’s Minister for Food and Civil Supplies and Forest and Ecology, handed away in Bengaluru late on Tuesday night time following a large coronary heart attack. The 61-year-old BJP leader, hailing from Hukkeri taluk of Belagavi district, died in a personal hospital.

His household sources stated he had suffered coronary heart assaults twice in the past. Revenue Minister R. Ashok who briefed the medias at Ramaiah Hospital, stated. Mr. Umesh Katti suffered a coronary heart assault at his Dollar’s Colony domestic in Bengaluru and was once rushed to the hospital. But medical practitioner failed to revive him.

Long career

Mr. Katti, born in 1961, used to be amongst the veteran leaders in Karnataka with almost 4 many years in the Legislative Assembly. He had fought 9 elections and received eight of them.

He grew to be a Minister for the first time in the late J.H. Patel’s Cabinet and served as Minister underneath 4 BJP Chief Ministers since. He served in the Cabinets of B.S. Yediyurappa, D.V. Sadananda Gowda and Jagadish Shettar, Basavaraj Bommai.

His entry into politics was once sudden. The younger man, who used to be simply out of college, fought the byelection from Hukkeri after his father, Vishwanath Katti, died.

Shift to BJP

A robust follower of Ramakrishna Hegde, he spent 1/2 his public lifestyles in the Janata Parivar parties. He joined the BJP in 2008. He had received the 2008 election from Hukkeri as a (JDS) candidate and later defected to the BJP beneath what got here to be dubbed as “Operation Lotus” and received a by election from the saffron party. He had been in the BJP seeing that then.

He and his brother Ramesh Katti dominated the cooperative area in northern Karnataka. The brothers and their youngsters personal or function three sugar factories. Ramesh Katti is the chairman of district Central Cooperative Bank.

Known for his controversial remark that some termed ‘Reckless’, he maintained that Karnataka would be divided into ‘North Karnataka & South Karnataka’ and that he or his son would emerge as Chief Minister of ‘Northern Karnataka’.

Sources stated the mortal stays of Mr. Katti would be shifted to his native village, Bellada Bagevadi, in Hukkeri taluk for closing rites.

Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai and a host of leaders slicing throughout birthday party strains have condoled his death.

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