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Eminent People

Eminent People of Kodava tribe have contributed immensely towards the growth of the Indian nation, despite them being in small numbers. Their most significant contributions are in the armed forces and in sports. Originally being land-owning militiamen farmers from Kodagu, hence their traditional twin occupations were as agriculturists and as soldiers. The distinguished among them had been local chieftains, palace officials, officers of the Raja’s army and brave battle veterans, therefore invariably having attained fame in either government service or in the local army.

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 

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 »

Malachira Muthanna, born in Nittur on December 24th 1915 was one of the great Kodava achiever during those time. Education Secured first rank in BA Gold medal in Doctorate from Bangalore Institute of Science… read more »

Maletira (Ballyamanda)Shubha Kushalappa from Kedamullur, Kodagu is an entrepreneur who runs a successful business called Delight fills. She always had a love for baking and creates delicious desserts for everyone to enjoy. She is the… read more »

Maletira Dhyan Chinnappa was a senior advocate of Kodagu. He is one of the founding partners of CrestLaw Partners, a law firm in Bangalore. He has been appointed as the Additional Advocate General of Dharwad… read more »

Mallamada Leelavathi a sportsperson was born in Bekkesodlur, Kodagu. She was the first woman to score a goal in Kulletira hockey festival in 2018. Family Father Mallamada Jaya Mother Mallamada Vani Education Student of Field… read more »

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