politics The Best Chief Minister of Karnataka.  

Srinidhi S U
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Utilize this list to rank the best chief ministers of Karanataka. While the governor serves as the head of the state, the chief minister of Karnataka holds executive authority. Below, you'll find a list of top chief ministers to be ranked by you to determine who was and is the best in history. Take a look below and cast your vote up or down for each. 

Kengal Hanumanthaiah is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Chief Minister of Karnataka.
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Kengal Hanumanthaiah


Kengal Hanumanthaiah (14 February 1908 – 1 December 1980)

2nd Chief Minister of Karnataka (30 March 1952 – 19 August 1956)

Other positions:
Union Cabinet Minister of Railways.
Union Cabinet Minister of Industries.
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H. D. Kumaraswamy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Chief Minister of Karnataka.
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H. D. Kumaraswamy


H D Kumaraswamy  (born December 16, 1959)

18th Chief Minister of Karnataka (3 February 2006 – 8 October 2007)

Other positions:
Leader of Opposition Karnataka Legislative Assembly (31 MAy 2013 - 23 January 2014) 

Current Position: 
Member of Legislative Assembly, Karnataka (2013- )

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Sarekoppa Bangarappa is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Chief Minister of Karnataka.
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Sarekoppa Bangarappa


S Bangarappa  (26 October 1932 – 26 December 2011)     

12th Chief Minister of Karnataka (17 October 1990 – 19 November 1992)       
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H. D. Deve Gowda is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Chief Minister of Karnataka.
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H. D. Deve Gowda


H D Deve Gowda (born 18 May 1933)     

14th Chief Minister of Karnataka (11 December 1994 – 31 May 1996)    

 Other Positions: 
11th Prime Minister of India (1 June 1996 – 21 April 1997)

Current Position:
National President of Janata Dal (Secular), a political party (1998-present)
Member of Parliament (Loksabha), Hassan (2014-)
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