G M Siddeshwara, hailing from the most powerful Lingayat community, is a three-term Lok Sabha member. He defeated S S Mallikarjun of Congress by a margin of 17,607 votes from Davanagere in the recently held Lok Sabha elections.
62-year-old Mr Siddeshwara has followed in the footsteps of his father G Mallikarjunappa who was also Member of Parliament from BJP.
Mr Siddeshwara has worked at various party positions both at state and National levels.
He is the Chairman and Advisor for the G M Group with an annual turnover over Rs 200 Crores. The Group companies include GEM Laboratories Pvt Ltd, G M Software Pvt Ltd, Srishyla Farms, GEM International (Three Star Hotel Project in Bangalore), GM Sugars, GM Institute of Technology.
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