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Shri B. D. Jatti

He was Acting President of India from 11 February 1977 to 25 July 1977.
The soft-spoken Jatti rose from a humble beginning as a Municipality member to India’s second-highest office during a five-decade-long chequered political career.

SHRI BASAPPA DANAPPA JATTI
B-A., LL.B
Born on: September,10, 1912
Father's Name: Shri Danappa Jatti
Spouse's Name: Shrimati Sangamma
Positions Held:

Member, erstwhile Princely State of Jamkhandi Legislature;
Chief Minister, Jamknandi State for three years;
Member, erstwhile Bombay Legislative Assembly;
Parliamentary Secretary to the Chief Minister and Minister, holding portfolios of Health & Labour, Government of Bombay State:
Member, erstwhile Mysore State Legislative Assembly, 1956 and 1967;
Chief Minister and Minister, holding portfolios of Finance and Food. Government of Mysore State, 1958-66;
Chairman, Land Reforms Committee, Mysore State;
Lt. Governor, Pondicherry, 1968-72;
Governor, Orissa, 1972-74:
Vice-President of India and ex officio Chairman, Rajya Sabha, 31-8-1974 to 30-8-1979;
Acting President, 12-2-1977 to 24-7-1977.

Died on 7th June,2002.
 
 

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