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Kodava Samajas celebrate General K.S. Thimayya’s birth anniversary

Marking the 113th birth anniversary of General K.S. Thimayya, Kodava Samaja, Mysuru, had organised a function at its premises in Vijayanagar 1st Stage here this morning. Officer-bearers of the Samaja offered floral tributes to a portrait of Gen. Thimayya .
Speaking on the occasion, Samaja President B.M. Nanaiah hailed Gen. Thimayya as a great patriot. Vice-President of the Samaja K.C. Read More

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Bofors Gun at Sunny Side

Host of Indian Army weapons to be displayed at  Gen. K.S. Thimayya Memorial Museum in Madikeri
First it was an Army Tank that arrived at ‘Sunny Side’, Gen. Kodandera Subayya Thimayya’s house in Madikeri that is being converted into a museum. Next is the turn of weapons used by the soldiers of Indian Army to arrive at the house. Read More

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Gen. K.S. Thimayya Memorial to be ready in 3 months

Belagavi:  The renovated General K.S. Thimayya Memorial in Madikeri will be dedicated to the nation in three months, said Kannada and Culture Minister Umashree. She was replying to a question raised by MLC Veena Achaiah at the Winter Session of the Assembly in Belagavi yesterday. Read More

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A Personal Experience with General K S Thimayya

Image:  © Joseph Scherschel/Time & Life Pictures
By Col N.C. Cariappa
This article which I write on General Kodandera Subayya Thimayya, is a personal account that stretches back to 1926 when I was five years old till the date of his demise in December 1965. Read More

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Govt decides to convert General Thimayya’s home into a musuem

This time the Kannada & Culture Department has decided to take over the house and convert it into a musuem. They have also given the RTO  3 Months time to vacate the premises.  It will be interesting to see how far this one goes.
The project has been jinxed since long. Decided in 2005, and though 1 crore was sanctioned for the project, nor was the amount released or did the RTO move out. Read More

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CM Yeddyurappa said ‘Bane’ is ‘Encroached Land”

Image: By Light40 (Own work) [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons
According the report in The Hindu, CM Yeddyurappa, during his recent visit to Kodagu, seems to have opined that Bane land is encroached land.  In short, if he ever meant that, he means that “Bane land is Goverment Property”. The news report further reads that
Some persons inimical to the interests of Kodagu had fed Mr. Read More

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