Mangaluru, March 19, 2016: Mangaluru MLC, Ivan D’Souza has been appointed as the Spokesperson of KPCC with immediate effect as per the press release issued by N.S.Boseraju, General Secretary of KPCC.
He has been asked to take charge immediately and advised to work and strengthen the organization as per the principles and policies of Congress party.
Ivan D’Souza is a known name in political and social circles in Mangalore. Always in the forefront fighting for social causes. Ivan has a distinctive urge to serve the society which he is doing with sincerity through his active involvement in various organisations.
Hailing from Mudarangady, Ivan had his schooling in Mudarangady and Shirva and later graduated from St. Aloysius College, Mangalore. He pursued law studies at SDM Law College. His leadership skills were evident during his college days when he was the President of the Student Council of SDM Law College and General Secretary of All College Students Union of Mangalore University. He joined the Catholic Youth Movement and various organisations including Jaycees. He even has served as the CYM President of Mangalore Diocese.
His political career began in the year 1983 with his joining the Janatha Party. He even won the Mandal Panchayat elections. He served the party in various positions and contested the Kaup assembly elections in 1994 from the Janatha Party and in 199 from the Janatha Dal, but was unsuccessful both the times. His foray into the Congress was in 2004 and since then there has been no looking back for him. He has served the party in various capacities and is appointed as MLC in 2014. He has served as President of Cashew Development Board and Director of CAMPCO. He is also associated with various organisations like autorickshaw drivers’ union as well as labour unions.