Bookanakere Siddalingappa Yediyurappa
, often referred to by his initials BSY
, is an Indian politician who served as the 19th Chief Minister of Karnataka, and currently a Member of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly. He is also the only politician so far in Karnataka to have served four times as Chief Minister and three times as Leader of the Opposition in the Karnataka Legislative Assembly. He is an MLA from Shikaripura constituency in Shimoga district, from where he has been elected eight times. He is popularly referred to as Raja Huli
by the media.