Bangalore, April 4,2019: Former Chief Secretary of Karnataka, K Ratna Prabha will contest the upcoming polls on a BJP seat. 1981 batch IAS officer announced about her entrance into the politics after joining BJP.
Ratna Prabha is the third woman to have held the post of Chief Secretary after Teresa Bhattacharya (2000) and Malathi Das (2006). She who started her career in North Karnataka, Bidar, is the second retired chief secretary from the State to join the party.She had served as Regional Commissioner (Gulbarga Division) between 2011 and 2012.
“I had decided to serve the people after my retirement and politics is a good way for it. I am happy to join the party in the Hyderabad Karnataka region. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is doing good work. He is working round the clock for people. The successful Swachh Bharat Abhiyan has benefited the women,” said Ratna Prabha while talking to The Hindu.
Prabha has also remained close to CM Karnataka for her efforts.Prabha has often talked of her journey, her initial days of learning the ropes in India’s administrative systems, breaking the glass ceiling, come out a winner in male-dominated situations and promoting women through improved investments in the state.