List of speakers of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly

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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 State[edit]

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

Karnataka[edit]

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 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 Incumbent

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