Dr. M C Sudhakar

Higher Education Minister – GoK,  Incharge Minister Chikkaballapura Dist.




Dr. Malapalli Chowdareddy Sudhakar (born March 18, 1969) is an Indian politician serving as Cabinet Minister for Higher education, Government of Karnataka in cabinet of Shri.Siddaramaiah. He is serving as Member of the Legislative Assembly for third time from Chintamani Assembly under Indian National Congress.




In 1999, Dr. MC Sudhakar started actively involving in politics. After his father Chowdareddy’s retirement from active politics in 2004, Sudhakar contested the assembly elections for the first time under Indian National Congress and won. In 2008, he won consequently for second term as MLA. During his tenure in politics extensive developmental activities were taken up in the Taluk of Chintamani. Dr. MC Sudhakar had election setbacks in 2013 and 2018 as an independent candidate with margins of 1,696 and 5,240 Votes respectively.

In 2023 Assembly elections Dr MC Sudhakar won by a margin of 29,052 Votes as congress candidate and he was appointed as Cabinet Minister for Higher education, Government of Karnataka.