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Vanishing Kodavas:  Some facts
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Vanishing Kodavas: Some facts

NOTE: Here we reproduce the letter titled ‘Vanishing Kodavas: Some facts’ for the reading pleasure of ‘Star of Mysore’ readers. —Ed It’s Kodavas all the way! Sir, Though Kodavas belong to ethnic minority tribes of Kodagu, they were quick enough to adapt themselves to civilisation under British influence, when Kodagu, then known as Coorg, was…

More on ‘Sons of Kodagu’
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More on ‘Sons of Kodagu’

Sir, This refers to the article titled ‘Son of Kodagu leaves his footprint on snow clad mountains’ published in two parts in SOM dated May 5 and 6, 2017 about K.B. Appachu. I had written in this column under the title ‘Vanishing Kodavas: Some facts’ (SOM dated Oct. 4, 2015), that Kodavas are well-educated, disciplined…

Tipplers from Kerala say cheers in Kodagu bars!
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Tipplers from Kerala say cheers in Kodagu bars!

Virajpet: If Kerala’s alcohol-free in 10 years policy has proved to be a boon for Karnataka in the form of increased excise revenue, it has brought law and order problem to border areas of Kodagu as tipplers enter Karnataka to down a couple of pegs and create a scene, providing free entertainment to people residing…

Two youths from Kodagu killed, another injured in separate accidents
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Two youths from Kodagu killed, another injured in separate accidents

Mysuru: In separate incidents, two youths were killed while another was severely injured in the road accidents that took place yesterday. In the first mishap, which took place in Ponnampet, Kokkanda Kaushik Muthappa (21), a student of Coorg Institute of Technology in Ponnampet, was killed on the spot, while the pillion rider identified as Vishnu,…

Centenarian freedom fighter M.G.Chengappa passes away
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Centenarian freedom fighter M.G.Chengappa passes away

Mysuru: Veteran freedom fighter Malavanda G. Chengappa, a resident of No. 5, Chaitra Apartment, S. V. Road, Yadavagiri, passed away at a private hospital, here this morning following a brief illness. He was 104 years old. He is the elder brother of Congress leader late M.G. Kuttappa. He was a freedom fighter fromKodagu, who had…

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