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JDS Supremo HD Devegowda participates in a protest rally against the Central and State Government for failing to release funds for flood relief and reduced allocation of grants to JDS MLAs constituencies, in Bengaluru.

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Newly elected JD(S) state Unit President H K Kumaraswamy, Working President Madhu Bangarappa, JD(S) Youth Wing President Nikhil Kumaraswamy with JD(S) Supremo H D Devegowda and outgoing President H Vishwanath, in Bengaluru.

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JD(S) supremo H D Devegowda performs yoga on the occasion of 5th International Day of Yoga in Bengaluru.

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JD(S) Supremo H D Devegowda addresses a press conference at the party office in Bengaluru.

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(From left) Deve Gowda, Kumaraswamy and Karnataka JD(S) chief

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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu wears a Mysore peta presented by Former Prime Minister & JD(S) Supremo H D Devegowda and Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy after a meeting in Bengaluru.

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JDS President HD Deve Gowda offers condolences to family members of victims of Sri Lankan bomb blast, KM Lakshminarayan and H Shivakumar, in Bengaluru. Seven suicide bombers carried out a series of devastating blasts that tore through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi, former prime minister-JDS chief HD Deve Gowda and TDP president-Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu at an election campaign for Lok Sabha elections, in Raichur

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JD(S) patriarch and former prime minister H D Deve Gowda with AP Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu during a public meeting of the Telugu Desam Party held at Tiruvuru town, Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi, JD(S) Supremo H D Devegowda, Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, KPCC President Dinesh Gundu Rao, AICC Karnataka incharge Venugopal during the Congress-JD(S) parivartan rally ahead of Lok Sabha election in Bengaluru.

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi with JD(S) chief H D Devegowda during the Congress-JD(S) rally ahead of Lok Sabha election in Bengaluru.

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JD(S) founder HD Devegowda, former chief minister Siddaramaiah and Bengaluru North candidate Krishna Byre Gowda during 'Abhinandana Programme' to announce minimum income guarantee scheme, in Bengaluru.

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Congress-JD(S) Co-ordination Committee Chairman & former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah, JD(S) supremo H D Devegowda(R), Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy and others during a joint press conference after a committee meeting for Lok Sabha Election strategy, in Bengaluru.

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JD(S) patriarch and former prime minister H D Deve Gowda files his nomination from Tumkur as the ruling alliance candidate ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, in Tumkur.

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Congress president Rahul Gandhi meets former Prime Minister and Janata Dal (S) leader HD Deve Gowda at the latter's residence in New Delhi.

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Former PM Deve Gowda of JD(S) has his hand on former Congress CM Siddaramaiah

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Trinamool Congress party leader and Chief Minister of West Bengal state Mamata Banerjee speaks as Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, left, National Conference president Farooq Abdullah, second left, and former Indian Prime Minister H.D. Dave Gowda, attend a public rally organized by her party in solidarity to oppose ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Kolkata

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee meets with Former Prime Minister and Janata Dal (Secular) president HD Deve Gowda at a city hotel in Kolkata.

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(L-R) Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge, Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah, former prime minister HD Devegowda, former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Congress President Rahul Gandhi and others during the swearing-in-ceremony of Gehlot's government, in Jaipur.

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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Loktantrik Janata Dal (LJD) leader Sharad Yadav, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, former prime minister HD Deve Gowda and other party leaders during a press conference after a meeting of opposition parties to discuss a grand alliance against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the 2019 Lok Sabha election, in New Delhi.

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, former prime minister HD Deve Gowda, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee and other party leaders attend a meeting of opposition parties to discuss a grand alliance against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the 2019 Lok Sabha election, in New Delhi.

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, former prime minister HD Deve Gowda, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee and other party leaders attend a meeting of opposition parties to discuss a grand alliance against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the 2019 Lok Sabha election, in New Delhi.

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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu (R) greets Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy (L) and former prime minister HD Devegowda (C) before a meeting in Bengaluru.

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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu waves after being felicitated by Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy and former prime minister HD Deve Gowda ahead of a meeting, in Bengaluru.

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JD(S) Supremo H D Devegowda, Karnataka chief minister H D Kumaraswamy (L), former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah (R) and others during a lok sabha by-poll election rally in favour of party candidate Madhu Bangarappa, in Shivmoga.

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Deve Gowda greets Siddaramaiah in Bangalore

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JDS Supremo HD Deve Gowda and Karnataka CM HD Kumarswamy during a ceremony at Dharmastala Temple, in Mangaluru.

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Former vice-president Hamid Ansari, Former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda, CPI (M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh and Loktantrik Janata Dal leader Sharad Yadav during the release of the book titled "Ten Ideologies: The Great Asymmetry Between Agrarianism and Industrialism", authored by S Jaipal Reddy, in New Delhi.

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Former prime minister HD Deve Gowda addresses the media after he met DMK leaders MK Stalin and Kanimozhi to inquire about their father and DMK chief M Karunanidhi's health, at a hospital in Chennai.

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Former prime minister HD Deve Gowda meets DMK leaders MK Stalin and Kanimozhi in a hospital where their father and party chief M Karunanidhi, who is being treated for fever due to urinary tract infection, in Chennai.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee meets former prime minister Deve Gowda, in New Delhi.

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Former prime minister Deve Gowda,Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy and others during Cauvery Management Board meeting, in New Delhi.

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Former prime minister HD Deve Gowda speaks during a press conference in New Delhi.

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Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda performs yoga to mark the 4th International Day of Yoga (IYD 2018) at his home in Bengaluru.

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H. D. Deve Gowda after visiting former Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee at AIIMS in New Delhi

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Gowda’s house in Padavulahippe to where he shifted in the ’70s

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Deve Gowda and H.D. Kumaraswamy

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JD(S) Supremo H D Deve Gowda and Congress leader Gulam Nabi Azad stage dharna in front of Gandhi Statue near Vidhan Soudha to protest against Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala's invitation to BJP to form the government, in Bengaluru.

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JD(S) Supremo H D Deve Gowda with senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge during a dharna in front of Gandhi Statue near Vidhan Soudha to protest against Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala's invitation to BJP to form the government, in Bengaluru.

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Former Prime Ministers Manmohan Singh and HD Devegowda, BJP veteran LK Advani and Congress President Sonia Gandhi during the farewell ceremony of President Pranab Mukherjee in the Central Hall of Parliament in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Parliamentary Affairs Ministers Ananth Kumar and SS Ahluwalia with Former Prime Minister and JD(S) President H. D. Deve Gowda during an all-party meeting ahead of monsoon session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leader and former MP from Mysore H Vishwanath (2nd from R) joining Janata Dal (Secular) JD(S) along with his followers in Bengaluru. JD(S) Supremo and former PM, H D Devegowda (2nd from R) and JD(S) president and former CM HD Kumaraswamy (4th from R) are also seen.

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Karntaka Chief Minister Siddharamaiah, former PM HD Devegowda, Union minister Ananth Kumar, BS Yeddyurappa and others participate in Balija Community Bruhath Samavesha, in Bengaluru.

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Former CM of Karnataka S M Krishna with Former PM HD Deve Gowda, Nirmalanandanatha Swamiji of Adichunchanagiri Math, D. Veerendra Heggade administrator/Dharmadhikari of the Dharmasthala Temple, BJP MP BS Yeddyurappa releasing the book of Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda at Palace Grounds, in Bengaluru.

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Vice President, M. Hamid Ansari releasing Hindi translation of the book titled ‘An Indian Political Life of Late Ch. Charan Singh’ authored by Mr. Paul Brass, in New Delhi. The former Prime Minister, H.D. Deve Gowda and other political leaders are also seen.

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NCP Supremo Sharad Pawar being felicitated by former PM H D Devegowda during the Platinum Jubilee function at Jnana Jyothi Auditorium in Bengaluru. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, Ministers R.V.Deshpande also seen.

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CPI-M general secretary Sitaram Yechury meeting Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda during his hunger strike to highlight the problems faced by farmers, in New Delhi.

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Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda sit on hunger strike to highlight the problems faced by farmers, in New Delhi.

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MP of Samjhwadi Party Dharmendra Yadav meeting Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda during his hunger strike to highlight the problems faced by farmers, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister, Narendra Modi with former Prime Minister, H.D. Deve Gowda during a meeting in New Delhi.

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Former Prime Minister H D Devegowda wishing Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar during Coronation Ceremony.

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Former prime minister H.D. Deve Gowda

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Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh with RJD supremo Lalu Prasad, JDS chief HD Deve Gowda and JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar and others during a news conference to announce their merger in New Delhi. Six parties of the erstwhile Janata parivar decided to merge and form a new party with Mulayam Singh Yadav its chief.

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Janata Parivar leaders Nitish Kumar, H.D. Deve Gowda, Mulayam Singh Yadav, Sharad Yadav and Lalu Prasad during a news conference to announce their merger, in New Delhi.

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Janata Parivar leaders Nitish Kumar, H.D. Deve Gowda, Mulayam Singh Yadav, Sharad Yadav and Lalu Prasad during a news conference to announce their merger, in New Delhi.

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Janata Parivar leaders Nitish Kumar, H.D. Deve Gowda, Mulayam Singh Yadav, Sharad Yadav and Lalu Prasad during a news conference to announce their merger, in New Delhi

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Samajwadi Party Chief, Mulayam Singh with JDS Chief, H D Deve Gowda during the Janata Parivar protest against Modi govt at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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Congress vice president, Rahul Gandhi, CPI(M) general secretary Prakash Karat and JD(S) supremo HD Deve Gowda during during the function to commemorate Jawaharlal Nehru's 125th birth anniversary, in New Delhi.

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Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav (L) with JD(S) supremo HD Deve Gowda, JD-U president Sharad Yadav, RJD chief Lalu Prasad and Nitish Kumar, Janata Dal United leader and former Bihar chief minister, during a luncheon meeting with several opposition parties in New Delhi.

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Senior BJP leader LK Advani, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda during President Pranab Mukherjee's address to the joint session of Parliament in New Delhi.

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Actors in search of roles Third Front leaders at a meeting in New Delhi

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Subrata Roy with Deve Gowda

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Former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda along with Chief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar, Communist Party Leaders A.B. Bardhan and Prakash Karat, JDU General Secretary K C Tyagi and JDS General Secretary Danish after attending a breakfast meeting in New Delhi.

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Non-BJP, non-Cong CPI(M) leader Yechury announces an alliance

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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar and SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav share dais with other party leaders at a convention on 'People's Unity Against Communalism' at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi.

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Building it up H.D. Kumaraswamy of the JD(S) campaigns in Mandya

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File: Former Prime Minister IK Gujral with other former Prime Ministers H D Deve Goda, V P Singh, P V Narsimha Rao and Chandra Shekhar at an interaction with the media in New Delhi in August 2003.

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Samajwadi Party President Mulayam Singh Yadav, CPI-M General Secretary Prakash Karat, party leader Sitaram Yechury, TDP cheif N Chandrababu Naidu and JD-S President HD Deve Gowda participate in a protest march during their Bharat bandh called to protest against FDI in multi-brand retail and fuel price hike in New Delhi.

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Former prime minister and JD-S chief HD Devegowda (L) rides a bullock-cart before a felicitation ceremony in Hubli.

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CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury, JD-S chief HD Devegowda, CPI national secretary D Raja and other opposition leaders stage a protest demanding a strong and effective Lokpal Bill, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Former Prime Minister & JD(S) supremo H D Deve Gowda with party leaders on a dharna in front of CM B S Yeduyurappa's resistance in Bangalore against the poor developmental work in his home district of Hassan which he represents in the Loksabha.

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Former prime minister HD Deve Gowda with his son H D Kumaraswamy pay the last respect to the body of Sri Sathya Sai Baba at Prashanthi Nilayam in Puttaparthi, Andhra Pradesh.

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Former PM H D Deve Gowda and TDP President N Chandrababu Naidu at a farmers' public meeting at Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh.

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JD(S) President H D Deve Gowda and RLD chief Ajit Singh with their sons and MPs H D Kumaraswamy (R) and Jayant Chaudhary (L) at Parliament House during the ongoing winter session in New Delhi.

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Former Prime Minister and Janata Dal (Secular) president H D Deve Gowda landed himself in the thick of a controversy by first hurling a string of invectives and abuse at Karnataka chief minister B S Yeddyurappa -- "Who is he, that bloody bastard. Bastard. Who the hell does Yeddyurappa think he is? Does he have any shame?" -- and then claiming it was not aimed at the CM.

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Former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda performs rituals at Sidhpur in Patan district of Gujarat.

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Former PM and JD(S) chief HD Devegowda at a party meeting in Hubli.

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CPI's A.B. Bardhan, Deve Gowda, Prakash Karat, Chandrababu Naidu, BSP's S.C. Mishra, H.D. Kumaraswamy along with other leaders at the launch of the 'Third Front'.

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JD (S) chief H D Deve Gowda at a dinner hosted by UP Chief Minister Mayawati at her residence, in New Delhi.

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The many moods of former PM and JD(S) supremo H D Devegowda, during the launch of the Third Front, ahead of Lok Sabha polls.

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JD(S) supremo H D Devegowda hugs CPI(M) General Secretary Prakash Karat during a rally for the launch of the Third Front, ahead of the Lok Sabha polls at Dobbespet, about 60kms from Bangalore.

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19 Aug 2002: Newly elected Vice President Bhairon Singh Shekhawat is greeted by Jammu Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayaram Jayalalitha at the swearing-in ceremony in Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi.

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