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Hirallli Chenniah Dasappa
Minister of Railways
In office
21 September 1963 – 8 June 1964
Preceded bySwaran Singh
Succeeded byS. K. Patil
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
In office
Preceded byT. Madiah Gowda
Succeeded byK. Hanumanthaiya
Personal details
Born(1894-12-05)5 December 1894
Coorg, British India (Now Karnataka ,India)
Died28 October 1964(1964-10-28) (aged 69)
Political partyIndian National Congress
SpouseYashodhara Dasappa
Children2 sons and 1 daughter
Source: [1]

Hirallli Chenniah Dasappa was an Indian politician. He was elected to the Lok Sabha, the Lower House of the Parliament from Bangalore in Mysore State in 1957 and 1962 as a member of the Indian National Congress.

He served as the Railway Minister of India under Jawaharlal Nehru in 1963-64.[1][2][3][4]


  1. ^ "Kharge seventh Rly minister from Karnataka". Deccan Herald. 17 June 2013. Retrieved 25 October 2015.
  2. ^ "Union cabinet reshuffle: Karnataka gets lion's share in Singh's ministry". Anil Kumar M. The Times of India. 17 June 2013. Retrieved 25 October 2015.
  3. ^ "DV Sadananda could be 8th railways minister from state". The Times of India. 27 May 2014. Retrieved 25 October 2015.
  4. ^ "Rajya Sabha Brief Profile of members" (PDF). Rajya Sabha. Retrieved 25 October 2015.