Moodbidri Veerappa Moily is the current Minister of Corporate Affairs in the Indian government.

Early life and Education:-Veerappa Moily was born onJanuary 12, 1940 in Marpadi Village, Moodbidri, Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka. He did his B.A. from Government College (now known as University College) situated at Hampankatta in Mangalore city. He completed his B.L. from University Law College, Bengaluru.

Career:-Moily was elected as MP of the Chickballapur district by a wide margin in 2009.He currently serves as the All India Congress Committee General Secretary in charge of Andhra Pradesh. He is one of the senior members of the Congress Party and is a close adviser for the Congress Leader Sonia Gandhi. Moily is a former Chief Minister of the Indian state of Karnataka (19 Nov 1992 – 11 Dec 1994). He was elected to Karnataka state legislative assembly from Karkala constituency of Udupi district. He was first ethnic Tuluva Chief Minister of Karnataka state.

Personal life: Veerappa Moily is married to his cousin Malathi (his mother’s brother’s daughter). The couple are blessed with four children and five grandchildren.