H. S. Prakash

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Member of the Legislative Assembly of Karnataka for Hassan
In office
8 May 2013 – 16 May 2018
In office
May 2008 – May 2013
In office
May 2004 – October 2007
In office
December 1994 – August 1999
Personal details
Born(1951-09-13)13 September 1951
Hassan, Mysore State, India
Died27 November 2018(2018-11-27) (aged 67)
Hassan, India
Political partyJanata Dal (Secular)
Spouse(s)Lalitha Prakash
Children2 sons, 1 daughter

Hassan Sanniah Prakash (13 September 1951 – 27 November 2018) was an Indian politician and a four-term MLA in the state of Karnataka, representing the Hassan constituency. He was a member of Janata Dal (Secular). Prakash served as a member of Hassan city municipal council from 1983 to 1989, and was president of the municipal council from 1985 to 1987. He was elected for the fourth time as the member of legislative assembly in the 2013 Karnataka state assembly election.

He was first elected as MLA for the Hassan constituency in the 1994 election.[1] He unsuccessfully contested the next elections in 1999, but was elected again in the 2004, 2008 and 2013 Karnataka state assembly elections.[2]

He was also the chairman of Sanjeevini co-operative hospital from 2001, co-founded by Dr. A. C. Munivenkate Gowda and Dr. Gururaj Hebbar, which also runs an institution H. D. Deve Gowda college of nursing and paramedical science.


  1. Welcome H. S. Prakash ! Congratulations on your victory. mpmla.in
  2. Karnataka Elections 2008. Karnatakaelections.in. Retrieved on 2011-11-11.