Marl Rangiah swims across the Cauvery river to get to Bangalore from Mysore to set up a handloom weaving unit representing the weaver's community.
The British Raj recognizes his art and awards a place for his venture.
Leases out Kaiser Hind Mills Ltd. Marl and Subbiah Maradi start manufacturing crepe, georgette and chiffon fabric.
Maradi Subbiah establishes Maradi Subbiah and Sons. The new venture specialized in Gold jewellery and Silk sarees.
Maradi Subbiah, with his maternal uncle Chickvenkatana Appa, establishes Mahalaksmi Hall to produce pure Zari handloom silk sarees.
Maradi Subbiah embarks on his final journey to the heavens above leaving behind a rich legacy of service to the weaving industry.
M.S. Seshrangaiah enters the business under the guidance of his mentor at the tender age of 14.
M.S. Seshrangaiah takes over the leadership of Mahalakshmi Hall.
M.S. Sesharangaiah along with the Maradi family members sets up Maradi Subbiah Trust with a capital of Rs. 75,000 by setting aside Re.1 per sale.
The trust actively provides the needy with free educational and medical health even to the present day.
M.S. Sesharangaiah's son M.S. Dhananjaya at the age 19, joins the company.
Mahalakshmi Hall upgraded its technology to produce premium silk collection.
Mahalakshmi associates with KSIC (Karnataka Silk Industries Corporation Ltd) as the dealer. KSIC was marketed widely throughout Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, and Tamil Nadu.
M.S. Sesharangaiah and his sons expand the venture to the rest of Karnataka.