B. D. Jatti

Indian politician (1912-2002)

Basappa Danappa Jatti audio speaker iconpronunciation  (10 September 1913 – 7 June 2002) was an Indian politician. He was the fifth Vice President of India from 1974 to 1979. He was Acting President of India from 11 February to 25 July 1977.[2] He was a member of the Indian National Congress. Jatti was born in Savalagi, Bombay Presidency, British India.

Basappa Jatti
President of India
In office
11 February 1977 – 25 July 1977
Prime MinisterIndira Gandhi
Morarji Desai
Preceded byFakhruddin Ali Ahmed
Succeeded byNeelam Sanjiva Reddy
5th Vice President of India
In office
31 August 1974 – 30 August 1979
PresidentFakhruddin Ali Ahmed
Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
Prime MinisterIndira Gandhi
Morarji Desai
Charan Singh
Preceded byGopal Swarup Pathak
Succeeded byMohammad Hidayatullah
9th Governor of Odisha
In office
8 November 1972 – 20 August 1974
Chief MinisterNandini Satpathy
Preceded byGatikrishna Mishra
Succeeded byGatikrishna Mishra
Lieutenant Governor of Pondicherry
In office
14 October 1968 – 7 November 1972
Chief MinisterHasan Farook
Preceded bySayaji Laxman Silam
Succeeded byChhedilal
Chief Minister of Mysore
In office
16 May 1958 – 9 March 1962
GovernorJayachamaraja Wodeyar
Preceded bySiddavanahalli Nijalingappa
Succeeded byS. R. Kanthi
Member of the Legislative Assembly, Karnataka
In office
26 March 1952 – 12 October 1968
Preceded bySeat establshed
Succeeded byS. M. Athani[1]
Personal details
Basappa Danappa Jatti

(1912-09-10)10 September 1912
Savalagi, Jamakhandi, Bombay Presidency, British India
(now in Karnataka, India)
Died7 June 2002(2002-06-07) (aged 89)
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Political partyIndian National Congress
Alma materRajaram College

Jatti died on 7 June 2002 in Bangalore, Karnataka, India from kidney cancer at the age of 88.[3]


  1. http://kla.kar.nic.in/assembly/member/4assemblymemberslist.htm Fourth Karnataka Legislative Assembly (ನಾಲ್ಕನೇ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ವಿಧಾನ ಸಭೆ)
  2. Special Correspondent. "B.D. Jatti birth centenary on Monday". The Hindu.
  3. "B.D.Jatti dead". The Hindu. 8 June 2002. Archived from the original on 25 January 2013. Retrieved 26 November 2018.