The General K. S. Thimayya Memorial Lecture series is an Old-Boys-of-Cottons endeavour, to commemorate the memory of General Kodandera Subayya Thimayya, Padma Bhushan, DSO, Chief of Army Staff from May 07, 1957 to May 07, 1961, and Old Cottonian (1918-1922).
The Lecture series is instituted by a few Old Boys to pay tribute to an exemplary Cottonian, Indian and human being, by inviting a distinguished Old Cottonian to render a keynote address on a subject of public relevance to Old & present Cottonians, Principals, Masters & Teachers, officers from the Armed Forces, public spirited citizens and other well-wishers of the School. The underlying tribute is to Bishop Cotton Boysâ€™ School, Bangalore - Alma Mater to innumerable distinguished and loyal Old Boys.
The 10th General K.S. Thimayya Memorial Lecture
Will be held on Saturday, 22 November 2014, at 10 a.m., at the Bishop Cotton Boys’ School Auditorium, delivered by Lieutenant General K. Surendranath AVSM, SM, VSM
He will speak on Confessions of an India-Army General
Shiva Grover, School Captain, will deliver the introductory address.
The General K.S. Thimayya Medal for 2014 will be presented to Old Cottonian, Lieuteneant General V.K. Kapoor, PVSM (Retd.) at the function.
The General K.S. Thimayya Memorial Trust was established in August of 2009 and is managed by a board of trustees composed of the following old boys of Bishop Cotton Boys' School, Bangalore:
Aditya Sondhi (Managing Trustee), C. N. Kumar, Kiran Lakhani, Jairaj Daniel and Rajeev Purnaiya