Guest List

1939 to 1950
  • 1939 - Dr. T.C.M. Royan, ,
  • 1940 - Smt. Lady Raman
  • 1941 - Sir Mirza Ismail
  • 1942 - Sir. Arcot Ramaswamy Mudaliar
  • 1943 - Shri M. Seshadri
  • 1944 - Shri M. Seshadri
  • 1945 - Dr. T.C.M. Rayon, (Sree Ramaseva Mandali)
  • 1946 - Devadu Narashima Sastry (Inu), Dr. T.C.M. Rayon (Education Minister)
  • 1947 - General M. Cariyappa
  • 1948 - Sir M. Visvesvaraya,
  • 1949 - Shri T. Mariyappa, (Minister for Home), Chief Justice R. Venkataramayya
  • 1950 - Shri K.C. Reddy (Chief Minister), M. Krishna Swamy Pillai
1951 to 1960
  • 1951 - V. Venkatappa, Speaker, MLA, H.H. The Maharaja of Bhavanagar
  • 1952 - Rajakumari Prabhavathi Raje.
  • 1953 - Shri H. Siddaveerappa, Minister for Home, Govt. of Karnataka.
  • 1954 - Shri K. Hanumanthaiah, Chief Minister of Mysore.
  • 1955 - H.H. Shri Jayachamaraja Wadeyar Bahaddur
  • 1956 - Justice P.V. Rajamannar (Chennai), Shri A.G. Ramachandra Rao, Education Minister.
  • 1957 - Shri C. Rajagopalachari, H.H. Shri Jayachamaraja Wadeyar Bahaddur.
  • 1958 - H.H. Shri Shri Pejawar Mutt Swamiji, Shri B. Vaikunta Baliga, Minister for Law.
  • 1959 - H.E. Dr. S. Radhakrishnan, H.E. Shri Mangaldas Pakvasa, Shri B.D. Jatti, CM of Karnataka, Shri. T. Subramanyam, Minister.
  • 1960 - Shri Mali Mariyappa, Minister for Co-operation, Shri T. Mariyappa, Minister for Finance.
1961 to 1968
  • 1960 - H.H. Sri Mahesh Yogi & H.H. Sri Sri Pejawar Mutt Swamiji graced the occasion.
  • 1961 - Pradhana Shiromani Shri N. Madhava Rao, Shri S. Nijalingappa, President, M.P.C.C.
  • 1962 - Sri C.P. Ramaswami Iyer, Shri S.R. Kanti, Chief Minister of Karnataka.
  • 1962 - H.H. Sri Abhinava Vidyateertha Swamiji of Jagadguru Shankaracharya Mutt of Sringeri.
  • 1963 - H.E. Dr. S. Radhakrishnan, Shri S. Nijalingappa, Chief Minister of Karnataka,Shri M.V. Rama Rao, Minister, GOK
  • 1964 - H.E. Dr. S. Radhakrishnan,Shri S. Nijalingappa, Chief Minister of Karnataka,Shri R.M. Patti, Minister for Home.
  • 1965 - H.E. Dr. S. Radhakrishnan, President of India, H.E. Shri R.R. Diwakar, Governor of Karnataka.
  • 1966 - H.H. Jagadguru Shankaracharya of Sri Dwaraka Mutt, Shri S. Nijalingappa, Chief Minister of karnataka
  • 1967 - Shri S. Nijalingappa, Chief Minister of Karnataka.
  • 1968 - H.E. Shri G.S. Pathak, Governor of Karnataka, Shri S. Nijalingappa, CM Karnataka. H.E.V.V.GIRI, VICE PRESIDENT OF INDIA, GRACED 1968 GANAPATHY CELEBRATIONS
1969 to 1975
  • 1969 - H.E. Shri G.S. Pathak, Governor of Karnataka, Shri Veerendra Patil, Chief Minister of karnataka
  • 1970 - H.E.V.V.GIRI, PRESIDENT OF INDIA, Shri Veerendra Patil, CM of Karnataka, Shri K. Lakkappa, Minister, Govt. of karnataka
  • 1970 - H.H. Shri Puttaparthi Saibaba.
  • 1970 - H.E. Mr. Patrick Shaw, High Commissioner of Australia graced the occasion.
  • 1971 - H.E. Shri Dharma Veera, Governor of Karnataka.
  • 1972 - H.E. Shri Mohanlal Sukhadia, Governor of Karnataka.
  • 1973 - Shri D. Devaraj Urs, Chief Minister of Karnataka, Shri A.R. Badri Narayan, Minister for education
  • 1974 - H.E. Shri Mohanlal Sukhadia, Governor of Karnataka, Shri M. Mallikarjuna Swamy, miniater of education
  • 1975 - H.E. Shri B.D. Jatti, Vice-President of India, H.E. Shri Mohanlal Sukhadia, Governor of Shri S.M. Krishna, Minister for Industries
1976 to 1982
  • 1976 - H.E. Shri Umashankar Dikshit, Governor of Karnataka, Shri N. Hutchamasti Gowda, Minister for Revenue.
  • 1977 - H.E. Shri Umashankar Dikshit. Governor of Karnataka, Shri N. Hutchamasti Gowda, Minister for Revenue, Shri G.V.K. Rao, Chief Secretary.
  • 1978 - H.E. Shri Govind Narain, Governor of Karnataka, Smt. Chandra Govind Narain, Shri B. Subbaiah Shetty, Minister for Education.
  • 1979 - H.E. Shri Govind Narain, Governor of Karnataka, Smt. Chandra Govind Narain, Shri K.H. Srinivasan, Minister, Govt. of Karnataka. Shri D.S. Raghavendrachar, I.A.S.
  • 1980 - H.E. Shri Govind Narain, Governor of Karnataka, Smt. Chandra Govind Narain, Shri M. Veerappa Moily, Minister for Finance.
  • 1981 - Dr. Rajkumar, Shri R. Gundu Rao, Chief Minister of Karnataka, Smt. VaralakshmiGundu Rao.
  • 29705 - H.E. Shri P. Govind Narain, Governor of Karnataka, Smt. Chandra Govind Narain, H.H. Shri Pejawar Mutt Swamiji, H.H. Shri Shri Bhandarakeri Mutt Swamiji.
  • 1982 - H.E. Shri P. Govind Narain, Governor of Karnataka, Smt. Chandra Govind Narain, Shri G.B. Shankara Rao, Minister for Education, Shri M.K. Venkateshan, I.A.S.
1983 to 1988
  • 1983 - H.E. Shri Ashok Nath Banerji, Governor of Karnataka, Shri B. Rachaiah, Minister for Education, Shri M. Raghupathy, Minister for Information, Publicity and Tourism.
  • 1984 - H.E. Shri Ashok Nath Banerji, Governor of Karnataka, Inaugurated; Honourable Shri H. Ramakrishna Hegde, Chief Minister of Karnataka, Presided; Smt. Subrata Banerji—Released the Souvenir.
  • 1985 - H.E. Shri Ashok Nath Banerji, Governor of Karnataka, Inaugurated, Smt. Subrata Banerji Released the Souvenir.
  • 1986 - H.E. Shri Ashok Nath Banerji, Governor of Karnataka. Inaugurated, Hon’ble Shri Jeevaraj Alva—Presided over the function; Smt. Subrata Banerji—Released the Souvenir
  • 1987 - H.E. Shri Ashok Nath Banerji, Governor of Karnataka, Inaugurated; Smt. Subrata Banerji Releasing the Souvenir.
  • 1988 - H.E. Shri R. Venkataraman, President of India, Inaugurated. H.E. Shri P. Venkatasubbiah. Governor of Karnataka, Presided over the Celebration.H.E. Shri P. Venkatasubbiah. Governor of Karnataka, Presided over the Celebration.
1989 to 1995
  • 1989 - H.E. Shri P. Venkatasubbaiah, Governor of Karnataka, Inaugurated Hon’ble Shri M. Chandrashekar, Minister for Education—Presided over the function..
  • 1990 - On 4-4-1990, Inaugurated by H.E. Justice Shri S. Mohan, Governor of Karnataka,Souvenir Released by Smt. Thilakavathi S. Mohan.
  • 1991 - Inaugurated by Shri M. Veerappa Moily, Hon’ble Minister for Education and Parliamentary Affairs.
  • 1992 - Inaugurated by Shri B.D. Jatti, Former Vice-President of India.Hon’ble Smt. Nagarathnamma—Presided over the function and Released the Souvenir.
  • 1993 - Inaugurated by Sri M. Veerappa Moily, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Karnataka,Sri Perikal Mallappa, Hon’ble Minister, Govt. of Karnataka.—Presided over the function.
  • 1994 - Sri Perikal Mallappa, Hon’ble Minister, Govt. of Karnataka.—Presided over the function.Shri R.A. Nayak, Hon’ble Minister for Kannada and Culture—Presided over the function.
  • 1995 - Inaugurated by Shri P.G.R. Sindhia, Hon’ble Minister for Home, Government of Karnataka.Shri N. Lakshman Rau, Presided over the function.
1996 to 2000
  • 1996 - Inaugurated by Shri D. Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari, Shri Dharmasthala,Shri P.G.R. Sindhia, Hon’ble Minister for Home, Government of Karnataka—Presided over the function; Dr. V. Doreswamy Iyengar was the Guest of Honour.
  • 1997 - Inaugurated by Shri Kasturirangan K., Chairman, ISRO; Secretary, Space Commission Presided by Shri Prabhakara, Chief Secretary, Government of Karnataka.
  • 1998 - Inaugurated by H.H. Shri Shri Vishvesha Thirtha Swamiji of Pejawar Mutt.
  • 1999 - Inaugurated by H.H. Sri Sri Ganapathi Sachchidananda Swamiji of Mysore, Sri Govinda Gowda, Honourable Minister for Education, Government of Karnataka—presided over the Function & Released the Souvenir, Sri N. Lakshman Rau, President of the Mandali grace the occasion.
  • 2000 - Inaugurated by Her Excellency Smt. V.S. Ramadevi, Governor of Karnataka, Sri Ananthkumar, Hon’ble Minister For Culture and Tourism Presided over the function, Dr. H. Narasimhaiah Unveiled the Portrait of Late Sri S.V. Narayanaswamy Rao, Smt. Sudha Murthy, Chair Person, Infosys Foundation Released the Souvenir.
2001 to 2004
  • 2001 - Inaugurated by Prof. B.K. Chandrashekar, Hon'ble Minister for Information, Smt. Rani Satish, Hon'ble Minister for Kannada & Culture, Presided over the Function.
  • 2002 - Inaugurated by Sri. Mallikarjuna Kharge, Hon'ble Home Minister, Govt. of Karnataka, Sri. C.S. Kedar, I.A.S., Secretary to Govt. of Karnataka, Dept. of Kannada & Culture Presided over the function & Released the Souvenir.
  • 2003 - Inaugurated by Sri. S.M. Krishna, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Karnataka, Sri. C.S. Kedar, I.A.S., Secretary to Govt. of Karnataka, Dept. of Kannada & Culture, Presided over the function & Released the Souvenir. His Excellency Sri. T.N. Chaturvedi, Governor of Karnataka, kind enough to be the Chief Guest Felicitate the eminent personalities on the occasion of our "Founder's Day" during the 65th Sree Ramanavami Celebrations & Music Festival.
  • 2004 - Inaugurated by Sri. S.M. Krishna, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Karnataka, Sri. C.S. Kedar, I.A.S., Secretary to Govt. of Karnataka, Dept. of Information, Tourism & Youth Services, Presided over the function & Released the Souvenir.
  • ---- - His Excellency Sri. T.N. Chaturvedi, Governor of Karnataka, kind enough to be the Chief Guest & Felicitate Sri. A.K.C. Natarajan on the occasion of our S.V. Narayanaswamy Rao Memorial National Award Function.
  • ---- - Sri. Madhavan Nair, Chairman, ISRO, grace the occasion.
2005 to 2009
  • 2005 - Inaugurated by Sri. Ramalinga Reddy, Honourable Minister for Primary & Secondary Education, Govt. of Karnataka.
  • ---- - Sri. Vishnuvardhan, popular film star, presided over the function.
  • ---- - Dr. C.S. Kedar, I.A.S., Principal Secretary to Govt. of Karnataka, Information & Tourism Department, Released the Souvenir.
  • 2006 - Inaugurated by Sri. A. Raveendra, former Chief Secretary of Karnataka. Dr. C.S. Kedar, I.A.S., Principal Secretary to Govt. of Karnataka, Co-operation Dept. released the Souvenir.
  • 2007 - Inaugurated & released the Souvenir by Sri. I.M. Vittal Murthy, Secretary to Govt. of Karnataka, Kannada & Culture, Information & Tourism Dept.
  • 2008 - Inaugurated by Dr. K.J. Yesudas, Sri. Krishnakumar, I.A.S. Advisor to Governor of Karnataka, presided over the function, Sri. I.M. Vittal Murthy, I.A.S., Secretary to Govt. of Karnataka,
  • 2009 - Inaugurated by Dr. Ajaykumar singh, I.P.S. Director General of Police, Sri. Manu Baligar, K.A.S. Director, Kannada & Culture, released the Souvenir.
  • ---- - Sri. B.S. YEDDYURAPPA , honourable Chief Minister of Karnataka, grace the occasion.
  • ---- - His Excellency Sri. Rameshwar Thakur, Governor of Karnataka, kind enough to be the Chief Guest & Felicitate Pandit Jasraj on the occasion of our S.V. Narayanaswamy Rao Memorial National Award Funcation.
2010 to 2013
  • 2010 - Inaugurated by Dr. Ajay Kumar Singh, I.P.S., Director General of Police, Sri.Shankar Bidari, I.P.S., Commissioner of Police, Bangalore City, presided over the function & Sri. Manu Baligar K.A.S., Director, Kannada & Culture, released the Souvenir.
  • ---- - Sri. B.S. YEDDYURAPPA, honourable Chief Minister of Karnataka, grace the occasion.
  • 2011 - Inaugurated by Smt. Sudha Murty, President, M/s. Infosys Foundation, Sri Shankar Bidari, I.P.S., Commissioner of Police, Bangalore City, presided over the function & Sri Manu Baligar, K.A.S., Director, Kannada & Culture, released the Souvenir.
  • 2012 - Inaugurated by Sri. Sadananda Gowda, honourable Chief Minister of Karnataka, Sri. Suresh Kumar, honourable Law Minister of Karnataka, presided over the function & Sri. Manu baligar, K.A.S. Director, Kannada & culture, released the Souvenir
  • 2013 - Inaugurated by His Excellency the Governor of Kartanaka, Shri Hans Raj Bhardwaj, His Excellency the Governor of Andhra Pradesh, Shri E.S.L. Narasimhan, Presided over the function & released the special Souvenir.
2014 to 2017
  • 2014 - Inaugurated by His Excellency the Governor of Karnataka Shri Hans Raj Bhardwaj, Shri Sharad Sharma, Managing Director, S B M, released the special Souvenir. DR A.P.J.ABDUL KALAM presided over S.V.N.Award Function
  • 2015 - Inaugurated by Sri. Anantha Kumar, Honourable Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers, Govt. of India, Sri. MS Ramanujan, Chief Postmaster General, Karnataka Circle, released the special stamp, Smt. Rajni Mishra, Chief General Manager of SBI, Bangalore circle, released the Souvenir.
  • 2016 - Inaugurated by Smt Sudha Murty, Chairperson Infosys Foundation Dr Manu Baligar released the Special Souvenir & Smt Bombay Jayashree Ramanathan Presided the ocassion.
  • 2017 - Inaugurated by His Highness Sri Yaduveer Wadiyar, Spl Souvenir released by Sri R.K.Dutta, Director General of Police, Spl website svnrao.org launched by Sri Krishnamachari, MD SBM Dr Manu Baligar President KaSaPa & Sri Bhaskar Rao presided the ocassion.
  • ---- - Rama Gana Kalacharya Award Function was Presided by Smt & Sri S.M.Krsihna & Sri Balakrishnan, Director General of Income Tax - Investigations
  • ---- - Founders Day celebrations was presided by Sri Kris Gopalakrishnan & Sri Padmaraj Dandavate Smt Sudha Murty, Chairperson of Infosys Foundation also was in attendance