The List of Chief Ministers of Karnataka

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    Karnataka state

    arnataka state was formed on 25 October 1947. Since its formation the state was known as the Mysore state. Mysore is known as the Karnataka since 1 November 1973. Karnataka has Bicameral Legislature i.e 224 seats in Legislative Assembly and 75 in Legislative Council.

    K.Chengalaraya Reddy of Congress was the first Chief Minister of the (Mysore) Karnataka state. Mr. Reddy served as the Chief Minister (CM) from October 25, 1947 to March 30, 1952.

    President's rule had been imposed 6 times in the Karnataka; most recently was during November 20, 2007 – May 29, 2008.

    In the recently held Karnataka Legislative Assembly elections; BJP emerged as the single largest party by securing 104 seats. B. S.Yeddyurappa of BJP has sworn in as the 25th (in person) Chief Minister of the Karnataka. It is worth to mention that majority of CMs of Karnataka belonged to the Indian National Congress Party.

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    In this article we are publishing the names of all the Chief Ministers of the Karnataka state;

    1. Name: K. Chengalaraya Reddy

    Party:    Congress

    Tenure: October 25, 1947 – March 30, 1952

    kc reddy CM

    2. Name: Kengal Hanumanthaiah
    Party: Congress
    Tenure:    March 30, 1952 – August 19, 1956

    Hanumanthaiah cm karnataka
    3. Name: Kadidal Manjappa
    Party: Congress
    Tenure:    19 August 1956 – 31 October 1956
    kadidal manjappa
    4. Name: S. Nijalingappa
    Party: Congress
    Tenure:    1 November 1956 – 16 May 1958
    nijalingappa CM
    5. Name: B. D. Jatti
    Party: Congress
    Tenure:    16 May 1958 – 9 March 1962

    bd jatti cm
    6. Name: S. R. Kanthi
    Party: Congress
    Tenure:    14 March 1962 – 20 June 1962

    S R Kanthi cm karnataka
    7. Name: Veerendra Patil
    Party: Congress
    Tenure:    29 May 1968 – 18 March 1971
    veerendra patil
    8. Name: D. Devaraj Urs
    Party: Congress
    Tenure:    20 March 1972 – 31 December 1977
    Devaraj Urs
    9. Name: R. Gundu Rao
    Party: Congress
    Tenure:    12 January 1980 – 6 January 1983

    gundu rao cm karnataka

    10. Name:Ramakrishna Hegde
    Party: Janata Party
    Tenure:    8 March 1985 – 13 February 1986

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    Here is the complete list of the all the Chief Ministers of the Karnatak;

    S.N.

    Name

    Party /Period

    1

     K. Chengalaraya Reddy

     Congress, October 25, 1947 – March 30, 1952

    2

    Kengal Hanumanthaiah

     Congress, March 30, 1952 – August 19, 1956

    3

     Kadidal Manjappa

     Congress, August 19, 1956 – October 31, 1956

    4

     S. Nijalingappa

     Congress, November 1, 1956 – April 10, 1957

    5

     S. Nijalingappa

     Congress, April 10, 1957 – May 16, 1958

    6

     B.D. Jatti

     Congress, May 16, 1958 – March 9, 1962

    7

     S.R. Kanthi

     Congress, March 14, 1962 – June 20, 1962

    8

     S. Nijalingappa

     Congress, June 21, 1962 – March 3, 1967

    9

     S. Nijalingappa

     Congress, March 3, 1967 – May 29, 1968

    10

     Veerendra Patil

     Congress, May 29, 1968 – March 18, 1971


     Presidents Rule

     March 19, 1971 – March 20, 1972

    11

     D. Devaraj Urs

     Congress, March 20, 1972 – December 31, 1977


     Presidents Rule

     December 31, 1977 – February 28, 1978

    12

     D. Devaraj Urs

     Congress, February 28, 1978 – January 7, 1980

    13

     R. Gundu Rao

     Congress, January 12, 1980 – January 6, 1983

    14

     Ramakrishna Hegde

     Janata Party, January 10, 1983 – December 29, 1984

    15

     Ramakrishna Hegde

     Janata Party, March 8, 1985 – February 13, 1986

    16

     Ramakrishna Hegde

     Janata Party, February 16, 1986 – August 10, 1988

    17

     S.R. Bommai

     Janata Party, August 13, 1988 – April 21, 1989


     Presidents Rule

     April 21, 1989 – November 30, 1989

    18

     Veerendra Patil

     Congress, November 30, 1989 – October 10, 1990


     Presidents Rule

     October 10, 1990 – October 17, 1990

    19

     S. Bangarappa

     Congress, October 17, 1990 – November 19, 1992

    20

     M. Veerappa Moily

     Congress, November 19, 1992 – December 11, 1994

    21

     H.D. Deve Gowda

     Janata Dal, December 11, 1994 – May 31, 1996

    22

     J.H. Patel

     Janata Dal, May 31, 1996 – October 07, 1999

    23

     S.M. Krishna

     Congress, October 11, 1999 – May 28, 2004

    24

     Dharam Singh

     Congress[Congress-JD(s) coalition], May 28, 2004 – Jan  27, 2006

    25

     H. D. Kumaraswamy

     JD(s) [BJP-JD(s)  coalition],  Feb 3, 2006 –  October 8, 2007


     Presidents Rule

     October 9, 2007 – November 8, 2007

    26

     B S Yeddyurappa

     BJP [BJP-JD(s) coalition], Nov.12, 2007 – Nov. 19, 2007


     Presidents Rule

     November 20, 2007 – May 29, 2008

    27

     B S Yeddyurappa

     BJP, May 30, 2008 – July 31, 2011

    28

     D.V Sadananda Gowda

     BJP, August 4, 2011 – July 11, 2012

    29

     Jagadish Shivappa  Shettar

     BJP, July 12, 2012 – 8 May 2013

    30

     Siddaramaiah

     Congress, May 13, 2013 – May 15, 2018

    31

     H. D. Kumaraswamy

     Congress,  May 23, 2018 – Present

    On the basis of the list given above some crucial facts can be drawn as;

    1. S. Nijalingappa of the Congress Party became Chief Minister for 4 times.

    2. The longest-serving chief minister, was D. Devaraj Urs,he held the office for over 7 years in the 1970s.

    3. As a Janata Party member, Ramakrishna Hegde served the most number (3) of discontinuous terms.

    4. Congress's Veerendra Patil had the largest gap between two terms (over 17 years).

    5. B. D. Jatti, served as the country's fifth Vice President.

    6. H. D. Deve Gowda cut short his tenure as Chief Minister (1994–96) to become the Prime Minister of India.

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