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Home of General Thimmayya dedicated to nation in Kodagu

EVENT-KARNTAKA-GENERAL THIMMAYYA
Madikeri, Mar 31 (UNI) General Thimmaiah the second Warld War hero from this land of Kodavas was remembered today during his 112th Birth Anniversary with much fanfare.
The Coffee Town of Madikeri witnessed a large number of people including the families of war veterans and the serving personal of armed forces came down at the memorial of the most revered son of Kodagu, the coffee land of Karnataka.
The event was presided over by Vice Admiral ANR Karve of the Southern Command of the Indian Navy, who paid rich tributes to the most prised son of the Indian Miliatary forces.
The renovation of Gen Thimmyyah’s house has been done without damaging or altering the original structure. The memorial now features an exhibition of gen thimayya’s achievements and ‘himmat’ a battle tanker that was used in the Indo-Pak was of 1971. The museum has replicas and photos of fighter jets used then and other war collections. A park, an Amar Jawan wear memorial has also been established.
This house that Gen Thimayya was born to Kodandera Subbiah and Cheppudira Seethaavva couple on March 31, 1906. He went on to become the chief of army staff from 1957 to 1961 in the crucial years leading up to the conflict with china in 1962.
Sunny side, has been renovated and the project was sanctioned in 2013 with a budget of Rs five crore . Earlier, the office of rto was functioning from the general’s house. The building has been handed over to the Kannada and culture department.
A recipient of Padma Bhushan for civil service, Gen Thimayya took over the reins of the Indian army as the sixth chief of army staff on May 7, 1957. He is remembered across Karnataka for his velour as an early bred Indian Armyman, even today.
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