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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 

Rao Bahadur Kademada Belliappa was a strict Conservator of Forests who retired from the Imperial Forest Service in the year 1941. He was the first kodava to be the chief conservator of forest He was… read more »

Few Kodavas have set records in various fields and the same are recorded by various Authorities as mentioned below Guinness Book of  World Records Guinness Book of Records-Model/actor-longest and highest number of Designers Pandanda Vishwanath… read more »

Many  young Kodavas while being in the NCC ( National Cadet Corp ) have participated in the Prestigious Republic Day Parade in Delhi the list is as follows NCC  By Year  year not kown Koothanda… read more »

Sanah Thimmayyah  Chendanda Sanah Thimmayyah is an kodava film Actress, who has worked predominantly in Kannada movie industry.  Family Father Chendanda Thimmaiah ( Bablu ) Mother Chendanda Beena Movies Odeya ( Kannada )

Somayanda  Appachu Subbaiah Additional Director General (Intelligence) was born in 1944 in  Chettalli, Kodagu.He joined the Indian police service in 1968 after securing high rank in the All India Civil services examination. He was a… read more »

Subedar Ballachanda Chengappa Mudayya (Muthu) served the Indian Army from 1934 to 1949 (15years) in the Corps of Signal regiment and is a World War II veteran Author of the page Ballachanda Sohan Somanna  About… read more »

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