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The Three Germans in Coorg
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The Three Germans in Coorg

February 16, 2019

By C.P. Belliappa It was in 1836 that twenty-five-year-old Rev. Hermann Moegling, a German missionary from the Basel Mission, arrived in Mangalore. Christianity was already popular on the west coast of India. He founded the Basel Evangelical Mission Seminary, which became a hub of learning of not only religion but also Indian languages and culture….

The Day War was Declared on Coorg
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The Day War was Declared on Coorg

March 19, 2018

By C.P. Belliappa Courtesy our friends Pemmanda Jepu and Jemy Ganapathy, we spent four wonderful days at the Ooty Club, a place steeped in colonial history. The trophies, the silverware, the honour lists and the photographs of the ‘Masters of the Fox Hunt’ date back to early 1840s. During our stay, I got an opportunity…

Kodava boys to go on ‘Rain-Ride to Coorg’
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Kodava boys to go on ‘Rain-Ride to Coorg’

August 2, 2017

Bengaluru-based Kodava boys Chengappa Chekkera and Kodira Ashish Muthappa will go on a 270 km from cycle ride from Bengaluru to Kodagu ‘Rain-Ride to Coorg’ on Aug. 12  to create awareness on environmental issue and highlight the problems of Cauvery catchment areas. The cyclist will leave Bengaluru at 3 am and reach Mandya early in…

Coorg  Calling
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Coorg Calling

July 22, 2017

It’s raining in Kodagu and you won’t get a better place to spend your weekends and holidays amidst tranquil, pristine and serene atmosphere. The lush green surroundings and tourist spots have been beckoning tourists who are ready to spend a day or two amidst nature. Kodagu is also home for a number of waterfalls which…

From Here and There… Of Kodagu and the Kodava
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From Here and There… Of Kodagu and the Kodava

June 7, 2017

An ocean of nostalgia on Coorg of the Raj, now Kodagu, smallest district in Karnataka, will kindle the memories of Kodavas of the old generation as one reads this highly potent literary capsule, a compendium of Kodagu and Kodava history by Rahul Singh published in Outlook magazine dated June 12, 2017. I found it most…

An Elementary Grammar  of the Coorg Language
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An Elementary Grammar of the Coorg Language

February 16, 2017

By C.P. Belliappa I was pleasantly surprised by an e-mail a few months ago from Mr. Nigel Cole, a great-grandson of Captain Robert Andrews Cole, who had three stints in Coorg as the Superintendent: March 1865 to October 1865, February 1866 to July 1869, and October 1869 to December 1869.  Mr. Nigel Cole, who lives…

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