List of Prominent Lingayats

First Online: June 20, 2009
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Alphabetical List of Important Leaders of Veerashiva Community

  • B.D. Jatti -- Vice-president of India and briefly served as the interim President of India
  • Hardekar Manjappa -- The Gandhi of Karnataka
  • S. Nijalingappa -- Eminent Congressman and served as he Chief Minister of Karnataka
  • Shivakumar Swamijiof Siddhaganga Mutha
  • Shivarathri Deshikendra Swamiji of Suttur Muta
  • Veeranna Aivalli (1943-2002) -- Prominent Police Officer (IPS) of India
  • Siddheshwar Swamiji of Jnana Yogashram, Bijapur
  • P.C. Jakati -- Congressman and Freedom Fighter

 

 

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