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Eminent People

Eminent People of Kodavas  have achieved laurels in all walk of life and prominent in every field and are listed for the future generations to know are documented in this category

Lt.Col.Muthappa SM (Bottolanda Shambhu), had actively participated in the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation war for which he was awarded with a “Sena Medal ” He later was a part of the Indian peace keeping operations in… read more »

Machanda Rohan Bopanna  was born on 4 March 1980. He is an Indian professional tennis player from Kodagu. His singles career high ranking was World No. 213 in 2007. His career high ranking in doubles was… read more »

Machettira Raju Poovamma a sportsperson was born on 5 June 1990 is an Indian sprinter who competes in the 400 metres event. Poovamma is a Beijing Olympics 2008 participant and is currently ranked No.2 in Asia in the 400… read more »

Machimanda Jeffry a kodava actor, from virajpet and the hero of the kodava movie  “naada manne naada kool”. He introduced movie industry to kodagu and was the first person to get National award in Kodava… read more »

Machimanda K Poovaiah, was born on 15.6.1947  After early education at Somwarpet and Virajpet, he studied for law at Bangalore. He enrolled as a Advocate and started practice in Virajpet in the year 1972. He… read more »

Lt Col Anjaparavanda  T Ganapathy was Born on  06 Mar 1934 in  Kodagu. He served in the Army and was awarded Vir Chakra for his courage, initiative and devotion to duty of a high order. Family… read more »

Major Chottangada Ganesh Madappa from Kodagu was honoured Shaurya chakra award for his act in Jammu &Kashmir. Family Father Chottangada P Madappa Mother Chottangada ( Kandrathanda ) Sethamma Madappa Wife Chottangada ( Cheppudira ) Nirupa… read more »

Major General Kodendera Arjun Muthanna is a second generation  army officer. He is an alumnus of Sainik School, Bijapur (Karnataka) and Govt. College Mangalore. He was selected for the Indian Military Academy, Dehra Dun as… read more »

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