List of speakers of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly

The state of Karnataka in India

The Speaker of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly is the presiding officer of the Legislative Assembly of Karnataka, the main law-making body for the Indian state of Karnataka. He is elected by the members of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly (until 1973, the Mysore Legislative Assembly). The speaker is usually a member of the Legislative Assembly.

Mysore StateEdit

Mysore State, precursor to the present day state of Karnataka, was created after Indian independence on 26 January 1950

Sl. No. Name Took office Left office Term(Years)
1 V.Venkatappa 1952 1952 1
2 H.Siddaiah 18 June 1952 14 May 1954 2
3 H.S.Rudrappa 10 October 1954 1 November 1956 2
4 S.R.Kanti 19 December 1956 9 March 1962 4
5 B.Vaikunta Baliga 15 March 1962 6 June 1968 6
6 S.D.Kotavale 5 September 1968 24 March 1972 4
7 K.S.Nagarathnamma 24 March 1972 3 March 1978 6

KarnatakaEdit

Mysore was renamed to Karnataka on 1 November 1973.

Sl. No. Name Took office Left office Term(Years)
1 K. S. Nagarathnamma 24 March 1972 3 March 1978 6
2 P. Venkataramana 3 March 1978 3 October 1980 2
3 Sumati B. Madiman 22 December 1980 22 December 1980 1
4 K. H. Ranganath 30 January 1981 24 January 1983 2
5 D. B. Chandre Gowda 24 January 1983 17 March 1985 3
6 B. G. Banakar 18 March 1985 17 December 1989 4
7 S. M. Krishna 18 December 1989 20 January 1993 4
8 V. S. Koujalagi 15 February 1993 26 December 1994 1
9 K. R. Ramesh Kumar 27 December 1994 24 October 1999 5
10 M. V. Venkatappa 26 October 1999 7 June 2004 5
11 Krishna 10 June 2004 4 June 2008 4
12 Jagadish Shettar 5 June 2008 16 November 2009 1
13 K. G. Bopaiah 17 November 2009 31 May 2013 4
14 Kagodu Thimmappa 31 May 2013 5 July 2016 3
15 K. B. Koliwad 5 July 2016 15 May 2018 2
16 K. R. Ramesh Kumar 25 May 2018 29 July 2019 1
17 Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri 31 July 2019 Incumbent

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