About Our Family
T M Channaveerappaiah (1872 -1956)
ಟಿ ಎಂ ಚೆನ್ನವೀರಪ್ಪಯ್ಯ (1872 -1956)
He along with his brother T M Rudraiah, were in Basapur, when call for T M Channaveerappaiah came for selection for junior Pontiff at Teggina Matha in Harapanahalli. Perhaps Considering his humble nature and proficiency in Mathematics,T M Channaveerappaiah was not selected for Pontiff role but was selected to study astrology,Vedas and become a ‘shastri’.
Excelling as a Shastri,T M Channaveerappaiah ,settled down in Harapanahalli, his family also grew to be having five sons and two daughters.He inculcated good values to his children and his children had highest respect for their father. It is on record that his children never ever had differences of opinion over any property issue or any other social issue and always were very affectionate to each other, which forms foundation for the strong emotional attachment amongst the members of this family.
T M Channaveerappaiah was successful in his profession due to his mastery on various subjects, that made him a popular and respected man in the area. Despite his rich knwoledge, he remained humble and worked towards development of all in society. He and his brother remained very close and had great regards for each other.