Nina Thimayya Cariappa

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Nina Thimayya Cariappa

Immediate Family:

Daughter of Codanda Madaiah Cariappa
Wife of General K.S. Thimayya
Mother of <private> Chengappa (Thimayya) and <private>
Sister of <private> Cariappa; <private> Cariappa; <private> Cariappa and Col. N. C. Cariappa

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About Nina Thimayya Cariappa

In May 1935, KC Thimayya's battalion was located at Quetta (present-day Pakistan) which suffered a devastating earthquake and Nina helped in comforting the homeless refugees of the earthquake. She was awarded the KAISER-I-HIND medal for her social work at the tender age of nineteen, the youngest to do so.

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