Prakash Hukkeri – Career, Family, Age, Networth

If you are from Chikkodi or Belgaum, you must have heard the name of Mr. Prakash Hukkeri, a very famous politician in the region with massive followers.

Prakash Hukkeri was a Member of the Parliament of Lok Sabha from 2014 to 2019, currently, he is a Member of the Karnataka Legislative Council from the North-West teachers constituency from June 2022. What else? let me tell you everything about him starting with his history.

History of Prakash Hukkeri

Prakash Hukkeri is a son of Shri Babanna Hukkeri and Smt Annapurneswari Hukkeri. He was born on 5 March 1947 in Examba, Karnataka. He completed his education till class 12 from SSLC and by profession, he was a farmer.

After a few years, he joined the Indian National Congress as a political member, won for the very first time, and served as a Member of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly in the years 1988-1994.

Political Career of Prakash Hukkeri

From 1992 to 1994, he was the Chief Whip of the Karnataka Legislative Council. He became very popular due to his dedication, work, and humble nature and that’s why he served as a member of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly from 1994 to 2014 i.e., for 5 terms.

In between, from 2004 to 2006 he was also the Agriculture Product Marketing Minister of Karnataka and from 2013-2014, Minister of Small Industries and Mujarai, Government of Karnataka.

Will Prakash Hukkeri Contest the Lok Sabha Election 2024?

Yes, most probably he is going to contest for the upcoming Lok Sabha election from Chikkodi constituency. Although he is one of the favorite and Senior contestants of the Indian National Congress, there is a rumor that with a slight possibility, he may join the Bharatiya Janta Party.

About the Family of Prakash Hukekri

FatherShri Babanna Hukkeri
MotherSmt Annapurneswari Hukkeri
WifeMrs. Neelambika Hukkeri
SonGanesh Hukkeri
Daughter4 Daughters

Prakash Hukkery Net Worth

As per the public reports and the affidavit which was declared by Prakash Hukkeri at the time of the election, his net worth is around 19 crores, which includes 19.21 crores of assets and 38 lakhs of liabilities.

This was declared in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, before this, in 2014 his declared net worth was 7+ crores, and in 2009, it was around 1 crore.

Interesting Facts About Prakash Hukkery

Everything is already available in the public domain, but being a local of the region, the most interesting thing I found about him is his humble and grounded nature.

Honestly, I have never met any big personalities like him who are this calm and humble in their behavior. Being so big and popular, he does not go out with any security, or even any special vehicle. He likes to be with the general public to understand their problems and sort them out.

Prakash Hukkeri Age

Recently, the people of Chikkodi celebrated his 77th birthday on 5 March 2024. He was born in 1947, which means he is 77 years old now.

Prakash Hukkeri’s Recent Activities

Recently, he organized a cart race in Examba, Karnataka where the winner got ā‚¹17,00,000, the first runner-up got ā‚¹9,00,000, and it was ā‚¹5,00,000 the second runner-up and ā‚¹2,00,000 for the third runner-up.

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