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Dr. Bokanakere Siddalingappa Yeddyurappa,is an Indian politician and the 25th Chief Minister of Karnataka, sworn in on 30 May 2008. He belongs to the BJP and represents Shikaripura in the Karnataka legislative assembly. He became the Chief Minister of Karnataka after the BJP\s success in the 2008 Karnataka Assembly election. He was also briefly Chief Minister in November 2007 before the coalition government with Janata Dal (Secular) collapsed. He is the first person from the BJP to become the Chief Minister of a South Indian state. Yeddyurappa\s stint in public life began when he was appointed as the secretary of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh\s Shikaripur unit in 1970. In 1972, he was elected as the President of the Taluk unit of the Jan Sangh. In 1975, he was elected as the President of the Town Municipality of Shikaripur. He was imprisoned during the Emergency in India between

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