Personal Profile

Shri. Santosh S Lad
Hon'ble Minister of Labour
Government of Karnataka

Detailed Profile
Father's Name Late Shri. Shivaji V. Lad
Caste Hindu Maratha
Permanent Address ‘Amrutha Nivas’, Krishna Nagar,
Sandur 583 119
Bellary District, Karnataka
Present Address ‘Amrutha Nivas’, Tadas Road, Madakihonna Halli
Kalghatgi 581204
Dharwad District, Karnataka
Telephone no. 080-41131458
Mobile no. +91-9845739999
email id.
Date of Birth & Age 27.02.1975 (41 years)
Educational Qualification (B.Com)
Marital Status Married
Family Married to Keerti and has a son, Master Karan Lad
Profession Entreprenuer

Mr. Santosh Lad’s father passed away when he was only 16 years. He shouldered a lot of responsibility of looking after family business from the young age. He not only groomed his family business, but also diversified into several other sectors – always moving up and always moving forward. He also built his political career purely on his visionary thinking.

Political Experience
Political Experience
      Councillor, Sandur Town Panchayat (2002)
      Contested and Elected as MLA representing JD (S) from Sandur – Bellary District – 2004
      Joined Indian National Congress in 2007 and became active member
      Elected as MLA representing INC from Kalghatgi Constituency (Dharwad District) 2008
      The only MLA to be elected as Congress Candidate in the whole of Dharwad District.

Some of experiences to highlight:
      Appointed as General Secretary, KPCC – 2010
      Appointed as Raichur District-in-charge by KPCC in the year 2011
      Joined the leaders of KPCC in the Padayatra (walkathon) from Bangalore to Bellary to highlight the BJP Government’s failures.
      Elected as MLA from Kalghatgi (Dharwad District) 2013 with a margin of 45600 votes. This is 3rd time as an MLA to Karnataka Assembly.
      Served as Ministry for Information and Infrastructure Government of Karnataka for 6 months.