Sri S. M. Krishna
Ex - Member, Karnataka Legislative Council
(Congress ­ Legislative Assembly)

Term Year - ( 1972-1978)

Date of Birth 1st May 1932
Place of Birth Somanahalli, Maddur Taluk, Mandya District
Marital Status Married
Children Two daughters
Educational Qualification B.A., B.L., M.C.L
Profession Minister for Industries and Parliamentary Affairs

Social and other activities


  1. Son of late Sri S. C. Mallaiah, who was a member of the Representative Assembly in the erstwhile Mysore State.
  2. Had his education in Maharaja's College, Mysore, Law College, Bangalore and Southern Methodist University, Dullas Taxes, George Washington University Washington, D.C., U.,S.A.
  3. Was elected to the Mysore Legislative Assembly in 1962.
  4. Was the Secretary, P. S. P. Legislature Party.
  5. Member, Mysore University Senate ;Bangalore University Senate.
  6. In 1968 was elected as member of the Lok Sabha as a P. S. P. candidate in a bye-election against undivided congress.
  7. After the dissolution of the Lok Sabha joined Congress (R) with a large number of followers after the split in the Congress Party with a view to consolidate Democratic Socialist forces under one leadership.
  8. Was elected to the Lok Sabha on behalf of the Congress and won a land-slide victory.
  9. Has been associated with the World University Service and Social Service Activities.
  10. Represented India at the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference in 1965 at New Zealand. At present is the Minister in Karnataka State holding the portfolio of Industries and Parliamentary Affairs.
Hobbies Reading and sports particularly tennis
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