Shri S.M. Krishna
[ Indian National Congress-Karnataka ]

Father's Name : Late Shri S.C. Mallaiah
Mother's Name : Late Shrimati Thayamma
Date of Birth : 1932-05-01
Place of Birth : Somanahalli, Distt. Mandya (Karnataka)
Marital Status : Married
Spouse's Name : Shrimati Prema Krishna
Children : Two daughters
Educational Qualifications : B.A., B.L., M.C.L. (U.S.A.) Educated at Maharajas College, Mysore, Government Law College, Bangalore, Southern Methodist University, Dallas-Texas (U.S.A.)
Profession : Attorney-At-Law
Permanent Address : "SHAMBAVI" No. 143, 5th Cross, 9th Main, Sadashivanagara, Bangalore 560080 Telephone : (Tel. {080} 23616000)
Present Address : 19, Teen Murthi Lane, New Delhi
Email Address : Not Available
Freedom Fighter : No
Positions Held :  
1962-67 Member, Karnataka Legislative Assembly 1968-70 Member, Fourth Lok Sabha 1971-72 Member, Fifth Lok Sabha (resigned in June, 1972) 1972-77 Member, Karnataka Legislative Council Minister for Commerce and Industries, Parliamentary Affairs, Government of Karnataka 1980-84 Member, Seventh Lok Sabha 29 Jan.1983-7 Feb. 1984 Union Minister of State for Industries Feb. 1984-Dec. 1984 Union Minsiter of State for Finance 1989-94 Member, Karnataka Legislative Assembly Dec. 1989-92 Speaker, Karnataka Legislative Assembly 1992-9 Dec.1994 Deputy Chief Minister, Government of Karnataka April 1996 Elected to Rajya Sabha 1999 President, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committtee 1999-2004 Chief Minister, Karnataka 2004-2008 Governor of Maharashtra June 2008 Elected to Rajya Sabha 22 May 2009 onwards Minister of External Affairs
Books Published :  
Not Available
Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests : 
Associated with the World University Service
Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and Recreation : 
Tennis, Yoga and reading
Countries Visited :  
New Zealand, as Member of the Indian delegation to the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference, 1965; U.S.A as member of the Indian delegation to the United Nations, 1982; United Kingdom, as a Delegate to the Commonwealth Parliamentary Seminar, 1990; all countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia
Other Information :  
Not Available