In 1996 late Shri Gopinath Munde, the then Dy. Chief Minister of Maharashtra acknowledged his contribution for the social welfare and to the humane cause.
In the year 2004, he joined the Bahujan Samaj Party, third largest nationally recognized political party of India. Later in 2008, he took over as block president of Kaup in Udupi District. He then went on to address many socio-economic concerns of the socially oppressed and disadvantaged class and contested for the Karnataka legislative assembly elections in the year 2008 representing the ‘Kaup Assembly’ constituency of state of Karnataka in Udupi District. In 2009, he was made ‘District President of the Udupi district’. Subsequently he had contested the 15th parliamentary elections representing the Udupi-Chikmagalore constituency in the state of Karnataka. In 2010, he was recommended as the convener of ‘The Bahujan Samaj Party’ for the Parliamentary constituency of Udupi-Chikmagalore of the state of Karnataka.
He relentlessly campaigned against the cruelty of animals and advocated the people to take up vegetarian diet to save lives of the animals. He has been associated with PEOPLE FOR ANIMALS and PETA.