Kolar Iyers

History of the people from Ashtagrama

Famous Personalities



Margasahayam Ananthasami Iyer

Commandant G.N. Nagappa

Doddignahally Visweshwara Iyer

Chenga Srinivasa Iyer

Sri Military Subbu of Devarayasamudram


Sri Barighat Anantharamaiah, was recipient of a sword for his military service.


Nayak Kashipathiah of Deekshith family of Devarayasamudram had the rank of a Nayak (Chief) in the court of† the Ruler of Mysore state Mummudi KrishnaRaja Wodeyar .† In Mysore there was an Agrahara named after him.†† He also acted as Diwan for some time.† After his retirement he settled in Devarayasamudram.


Sri U.N. Venkataramanan & Sri D.V.Subramanyam are the recipients of Presidentís police medal.


Sri C.A. Srinivasa Iyer