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List of Karnataka ministers


Posted Date: 08-Nov-2009  Last Updated:   Category: State Government    
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Are you looking for the list of Karnataka ministers? This resource provides the list of current ministers in Karnataka.

Current state government is formed by BJP and the chief minister of Karnataka is Mr. B. S. Yeddyurappa. The government was formed in June 2008, after the assembly election held in May 2008.

In the last state assembly election, BJP emerged as the single largest party with 110 assembly seats in the 224 seat assembly. With just few seats short for absolute majority, BJP was invited to form the government in Karnataka. Several independent candidates offered support for the BJP government and many of them were made ministers in Karnataka.

List of Karnataka ministers


The following are the cabinet ministers of Karnataka:

1. B S Yediyurappa - Chief minister, Cabinet affairs, Ecology and Environment, Intelligence, Urban Development Department (excluding BWSSB, municipalities and local bodies), Kannada and culture, mines and geology, Forests, Department of Public Enterprises, DPAR, Finance

2. S Suresh Kumar - Law, justice and human rights, parliamentary affairs, municipal administration

3. V S Acharya - Home

4. K S Eshwarappa - Energy

5. R Ashok - Transport

6. C M Udasi - Public Works

7. Arvind Limbavali - Higher Education

8. Ramachandra Gowda - Medical Education

9. Visvesvara Hegde Kageri - Primary and Secondary Education

10. Katta Subramanya Naidu - Excise, BWSSB, Information and BT, Science & Technology

11. G Janaradhan Reddy - Tourism and Infrastructure Development

12. G Karunakara Reddy - Revenue

13. S K Belubbi - Horticulture

14. B Sriramalu - Health and Family Welfare

15. Basavaraj Bommai - Youth services and Sports

16. Govind M Karjol - Major and medium irrigation

17. Murugesh Nirani - Large and medium-scale industries

18. Laxman Savadi - Cooperation

19. Haratal Halappa - Food and civil supplies and consumer affairs

20. Krishnaiah Chetty - Hosuing and Muzrai

21. Krishna Palemar - Fisheries, ports, small savings and lotteries

22. Revunaik Belamagi - Animal Husbandry

23. Shobha Karandlaje - Rural development and panchayat raj

24. B N Bachhe Gowda - Labour

25. S A Ravindranath - Agriculture

26. Mumtaz Ali Khan - Haj, wakf and minority welfare

27. Govind M Jarjok - Minor Irrigation, planning and statistics

The following ministers are independents and do not belong to the BJP. Since the majority received by BJP was not very high, the party decided to take support from many independent MLAs and many of them were offered ministerial berth.

28. D Sudhakar - Social welfare

29. Shivaraj Tangadagi - Agriculture marketing, Sugar

30. Glihatti D Shekhar - Textiles, youth services

31. P M Narendraswamy - Women and child development

32. Venkataramanappa - Small scale industries and sericulture

If there are any changes in the list of ministers in Karnataka, we will update this page.
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