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A Museum for Gen. Thimayya in Kodagu -1
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A Museum for Gen. Thimayya in Kodagu -1

February 20, 2023

Hitler had famously said that ‘war is to man, what maternity is to woman.’ But General George S. Patton of World War II, a straight shooter, said that ‘the object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other dumb bastards die for his…’ He was a brilliant General, known…

General K.S. Thimayya’s daughter passes away
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General K.S. Thimayya’s daughter passes away

January 14, 2023

Bengaluru: Kongetira Mireille Chengappa, aged 86 years, wife of Maj. Gen. Kongetira M. Chengappa and daughter of General Kodandera S. Thimayya, passed away in Bengaluru at 7 pm yesterday. She leaves behind her son K.C. Belliappa and daughter Amrita. Last rites will be performed at Hebbal crematorium in Bengaluru today at 6 pm, said family…

General K.S. Thimayya remembered
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General K.S. Thimayya remembered

March 31, 2022

The Management of Kodava Samaja, Mysuru, celebrated the 116th birth anniversary of late General K.S. Thimayya at the Samaja premises in Vijayanagar this morning. Picture shows Mechanda M. Shashi Ponnappa, Samaja President; Malachira M. Ponnappa, Samaja Vice-President; Kuttimada D. Muthappa, President of Kodava Samaja Cultural and Sports Club and Machimada P. Nanaiah, Samaja Hon. Treasurer,…

INS Shivalik model, submarine, anti-aircraft gun at Madikeri
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INS Shivalik model, submarine, anti-aircraft gun at Madikeri

December 1, 2021

New war machines brought to Sunny Side, General K.S. Thimayya Museum Madikeri: In a landmark move that will draw tourists and visitors in droves to Sunny Side, General Kodandera S. Thimayya’s house in Madikeri that has been converted into a Museum and a War Memorial, a huge model of INS Shivalik, an anti-aircraft gun and…

General K.S. Thimayya’s grandson visits Sunny Side
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General K.S. Thimayya’s grandson visits Sunny Side

November 28, 2021

More memorabilia of the General to find place in the Museum Madikeri: ‘Sunny Side’, General K.S. Thimayya’s house in Madikeri that has been converted into a Museum and a War Memorial, was dedicated to the nation in February this year by President Ram Nath Kovind. The place attracts a steady stream of visitors including tourists,…

Kodava Samaja remembers General K.S. Thimayya
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Kodava Samaja remembers General K.S. Thimayya

March 31, 2021

Marking the 115th birth anniversary of General K.S. Thimayya, Kodava Samaja, Mysuru, had organised a simple function at its premises in Vijayanagar 1st Stage here this morning. Office-bearers of the Samaja offered floral tributes to the portrait of Gen. Thimayya. Samaja President Kekada M. Belliappa, Vice-President Mechanda M. Ponnappa, Secretary Malachira M. Ponnappa, Treasurer Mukkatira…

Bharat Ratna for Field Marshal Cariappa, Gen. Thimayya
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Bharat Ratna for Field Marshal Cariappa, Gen. Thimayya

March 16, 2021

Rashtrapati Bhavan sends letter to PMO Madikeri: The Rashtrapati Bhavan has acknowledged the receipt of Congress MLC Shantheyanda Veena Achaiah’s letter addressed to the President regarding conferment of Bharat Ratna posthumously on both Field Marshal Kodandera M. Cariappa and General Kodandera S. Thimayya. The letter has now been forwarded to Prime Minister’s Office (PMO). Last…

Sunny Side Museum to showcase a slice of Indian Military history
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Sunny Side Museum to showcase a slice of Indian Military history

January 31, 2021

President Ram Nath Kovind to open General Thimayya Memorial Museum in Madikeri on Feb. 6 Madikeri: ‘Sunny Side’, the residence of General Kodandera S. Thimayya that has been converted into General Thimayya Memorial Museum, will be dedicated to the nation by President Ram Nath Kovind on Feb. 6 at 3.45 pm. The museum is located…

Gen. Thimayya Museum in Madikeri gets MiG-21 fighter
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Gen. Thimayya Museum in Madikeri gets MiG-21 fighter

January 12, 2020

Madikeri: A decommissioned MiG-21 fighter jet has been added to General K.S. Thimayya Museum in Madikeri thus adding to the existing collection of war relics at the war memorial. The fighter jet had been in use by the Indian Air Force. The continuous effort of Retired Air Marshal Nanda Cariappa, son of late Field Marshal…

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