Field Marshal Cariappa
The full name of Cariappa was Kodandera Madappa Cariappa. He was the pride of Indian army . He was born on January 28, 1899, at a place called Shanivavsante, in eastern part of Coorg in Karnataka. The place is now known as Kodagn. Cariappa? s father Kodandera was a revenue officer in Madikeri. He used to stay with his family at Lime Cottage. Cariappa had three brothers and two sisters. Everyone at Cariappa? s home addressed him affectionately as ?Chimma?.
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