Our President of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee - Dr. Parameshwara hails from a family committed to Gandhian ideals. When the late Rajiv Gandhi visited Tumkur, he immediately saw the potential in Dr. Parameshwara and brought him into active politics. He was first appointed as the Joint Secretary of the KPCC.
In 1993, Parmeshwar served as Minister for Sericulture and from 1998 to 2004 served as Minister of Higher Education. He has been elected to the Assembly four times. In 1989, 1999 and 2004 he represented Madhugiri; in 2008 he represented Koratagere. He was appointed as the President of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee.