Mysore 1956-1973 History of India






Karnataka since 1973


Administration : The position of chief minister of Mysore/Karnataka, from 1956 to 1983, in 1989 to 1990, from 1992 to 1994, from 1999 to 2006 by the INC, from 1983 to 1988 by the JP (Janata Parishad), from 1988 to 1989, from 1994 to 1999 and from 2006 by the JD (Janata Dal), from 1990 to 1992 by the KPC.

Annals : 1973 : Mysore State renamed Karnataka
1976 : drought in Karnataka (BBoY 1977)
1978 : state elections held; INC formed government
1983 : state elections held; JP formed government
1985 : state elections held; JP formed government
1989 : state elections held; INC formed government
1993 : a law reserved 73 % of posts in state government services to the Scheduled and other Backward Classes (BBoY 1995)
1994 : state elections held; JD formed government
1994 : Hindu-Muslim riots in Bangalore (BBoY 1995)
1999 : state elections held; INC formed government
2004 : state elections held; INC formed government

Social History : In 1971 the population of Mysore/Karnataka was 29.2 million, in 1981 37.0 million, in 1991 44.9 million, in 2001 52.7 million.
The Statesman's Yearbook, based on censi, gives the literacy rate of Mysore/Karnataka as 49 % in 1971, in 1991 56.04 %, in 2001 67.04 % (76.2 % for men). In 2001, 85.6 % of the population were Hindu, 11.6 % Muslim.






EXTERNAL
FILES
History of Karnataka, from Wikipedia
History of Bangalore, from Wikipedia
Origin and Growth of Karnataka Legislature, from Karnataka Legislative Assembly
Article Karnataka Kranti Ranga, from Wikipedia
DOCUMENTS World Statesmen : India, by Ben Cahoon
Historical Population Statistics : India, by province (J. Lahmeyer)
Statistical Reports of State Elections, from Election Commission of India
REFERENCE Article : India, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1974 pp.361-364, 1975 pp.380-383, 1976 pp.403-405, 1977 pp.402-404, 1978 pp.434-436, 1979 pp.426-428, 1980 pp.431-433, 1981 pp.430-432, 1982 pp.428-430, 1983 pp.423-426, 1984 pp.425-428, 1985 pp.508-511, 701-702, 1986 pp.698-699, 1987 pp.473-475, 667-668, 1988 pp.431-432, 619-620, 1989 pp.431-432, 620-621, 1990 pp.448-450, 635-636, 1991 pp.430-432, 620-621, 1992 pp.402-404, 619-620, 1993 pp.404-406, 628-629, 1994 pp.404-406, 627-628, 1995 pp.419-420, 628-629, 1996 pp.416-418, 628-629, 1997 pp.430-432, 626-627, 2002 pp.437-438, 630-631 [G]
Article : India, in : The Statesman's Year-Book 1975-1976 pp.331-397, 1976-1977 pp.332-398, 1978-1979 pp.599-665, 1979-1980 pp.603-671, 1980-1981 pp.601-669, 1981-1982 pp.604-672, 1983-1984 pp.609-675, 1984-1985 pp.610-677, 1985-1986 pp.613-680, 1986-1987 pp.616-683, 1987-1988 pp.622-689, 1988-1989 pp.624-691, 1989-1990 pp.630-698, 1990-1991 pp.631-699, 1991-1992 pp.628-697, 1992-1993 pp.701-771, 1993-1994 pp.704-770, 1994-1995 pp.696-762, 1995-1996 pp.693-759, 1996-1997 pp.635-701, 1997-1998 pp.640-707, 1998-1999 pp.690-758, 2000 pp.796-872, 2001 pp.774-849, 2002 pp.805-885, 2003 pp.807-887, 2004 pp.810-891, 2005 pp.811-894, 2006 pp.808-890 [G]
Article : India, in : Americana Annual 1974 pp.290-293, 1976 pp.103, 289-292, 1988 pp.275-276, 1989 pp.273-276, 1990 pp.267-270, 1992 pp.276-278, 1993 pp.276-278, 1994 pp.275-277, 1998 pp.272-274, 2006 pp.204-206 [G]
Article : India, in : Yearbook on International Communist Affairs 1976 pp.279-287 (Robert H. Donaldson), 1980 pp.247-252 (Walter Andersen) [G]



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First posted on May 15th 2007

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