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Gen Thimayya's house in Madikeri to be made heritage site

Written by: Staff

Madikeri, Karnataka, Apr 7 (UNI) Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy today declared that the residence of Gen K S Thimayya would be made a heritage centre.

It would be converted into a museum as a fitting tribute to the warrior from Kodagu district, he said, while speaking at the centenary celebrations of the General here.

The Chief Minister said the Government would draw up special programmes for the district.

Deputy Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa, responding positively to the demand of the local residents, agreed to grant 15 acres of land near Gonikoppal for starting an institute of military science, sports and centre. The Government would also extend necessary financial assistance for the project, he assured.


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