Mrs & Mr Keekira Thammaih are the only Kodava couple to have had a Dinner with Her Majesty, The Queen of England, post Independence.
Keekira Muthamma ( Thamane Buttiyanda )
Keekira Naila Thammaiah ( Thamana Kuttanda )
BA at St Joseph’s College
MA at Bombay University
He was a Lawyer at Bangalore High Court
He Went to England and Lectured Law at different colleges and retired from Westminster University.
He Won Five elections and served as a councillor for 20 years
He was elected the Deputy Mayor of Harrow in 1999
He became the Mayor of Harrow in 2000
He was the only Kodava and first Indian ( even the first Asian ) to be the Mayor of Harrow.