Mysore, Apr 7 UNI | 4 months ago

Former MLA H S Shankarlinge Gowda died in a private hospital in Bangalore last night after a brief illness.

He was 67, he is survived by his wife, two sons and daughters

Gowda was elected for four consecutive times from the Chamaraja Assembly constituency in Mysore urban as a BJP candidate and sought re-election for the fifth time on a JD (S) ticket during the 2013 Assembly elections.

However, he lost to Vasu of the Congress after which Gowda maintained a low profile and was not seen in public for some time.

(Posted on 07-04-2014)