Who's Who in Shimoga
The city has many well known officers who hold respectable positions in Shimoga City Corporation
Famous Personalities from ShimogaShimoga city is the birthplace for many numbers of famous personalities who have achieved big in various industries. The following are some of the most wanted and the famous personalities who were born and made Shimoga city a proud one.
- K.S. Eshwarappa was the Ex-state President for BJP and he was the Deputy Chief Minister for the State of Karnataka, was born and bought up in Shimoga city.
- Khadi Shankarappa is a veteran freedom fighter who made his path to get freedom to India along with many freedom fighters.
- Justice M. Rama Jois was a senior advocate in Supreme Court of India and he was also the former Governor for Jharkhand
- Shimoga Subbanna is a famous playback singer who was born in Shimoga city
- Sudeep is a successful actor and a director in the Kannada Cinema
- Ashok Pai, famous writer and a psychiatrist
- HD Chandrappa Gowda is yet another writer and a physician from Shimoga city
- Lakshmana Kodase, a famous writer and journalist from Shimoga city has written more than 25 books. Many people all around the world critically acclaimed his works.
- TR Krishnappa, the Human Rights Activist has been a big inspiration for many youngsters from Shimoga
Member of Parliament (MP) in ShimogaB.Y. Raghavendra
Residence: 7th Cross, 3rd Stage, 2nd Block, Vinob Nagar,
Phone: (0821) 222081
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) in ShimogaK.B. Prasanna Kumar
Indian National Congress
Residence: Santrupti Ashoka Nagara, Shimoga, Karnataka
Deputy CommisionerMukappa M. Karabimannanavara
Revenue OfficerV. Jaganath Rao
Senior Health InspectorVijayakumar.T.C
Senior Heath InspectorB.N. Venugopal
Junior Health InspectorV.Sridhar
Vice PresidentRekha T.S. Chandreshekar