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Irregularities in Kodava Heritage Centre works: Assembly Petition Committee recommends suspension of six officials
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Irregularities in Kodava Heritage Centre works: Assembly Petition Committee recommends suspension of six officials

January 12, 2021

Madikeri: Alleging grave irregularities in the execution of works on Kodava Heritage Centre project coming up near Madikeri, the District headquarters of Kodagu, Madikeri MLA Appachu Ranjan said that the Legislative Assembly Petition Committee has recommended suspension of six officials, including a PWD Engineer. Addressing press persons here recently, Appachu Ranjan said that the Petition…

Madikeri Kodava Samaja President inspects Kodava Heritage Centre
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Madikeri Kodava Samaja President inspects Kodava Heritage Centre

December 8, 2020

Madikeri: With the works on Kodava Heritage Centre near Vidyanagar on the outskirts of Madikeri having resumed recently, Madikeri Kodava Samaja President Konganda S. Devaiah and Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa – General K.S. Thimayya Forum Convenor Col. Kandrathanda C. Subbaiah visited the site on Monday  and inspected the ongoing works. The two received inputs on…

DC inspects Kodava Heritage Centre in Madikeri
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DC inspects Kodava Heritage Centre in Madikeri

November 28, 2020

Madikeri:  With works on the ambitious Kodava Heritage Centre Project having recommenced after years of neglect, Kodagu Deputy Commissioner (DC) Annies Kanmani Joy visited the site on Thursday and reviewed the progress of work. The Heritage Centre is coming up in a 4-acre land at Karavale Badaga village near Vidyanagar and close to Mahindra Holiday…

Kodava Heritage Centre still in limbo
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Kodava Heritage Centre still in limbo

October 22, 2020

Works remain incomplete even after 15 years Mysore/Mysuru: Kodava Heritage Centre, the ambitious project of the Central Government envisaged over 15 years ago to showcase the unique tradition of Kodavas, is still in limbo. This proposed Centre coming up near Vidyanagar in Madikeri was to be built on the lines of the traditional Kodava Ainmane…

Nostalgically Speaking — 12: Mrs. Rathi Vinay Jha IAS – Visionary behind Kodava Heritage Centre —1
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Nostalgically Speaking — 12: Mrs. Rathi Vinay Jha IAS – Visionary behind Kodava Heritage Centre —1

October 12, 2020

Racially the ethnic groups in India have their own problems related to their personal life and security. Of their landed properties, personal freedom to practice their tradition and religion etc. Kodavas of Kodagu district, Karnataka, belong to one such ethnic groups, racially distinct from all other people. Kodavas (Coorgs as English called them) are living…

Works on Kodava Heritage Centre to be completed in 10 months, says Minister
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Works on Kodava Heritage Centre to be completed in 10 months, says Minister

September 27, 2020

Bengaluru: Tourism Minister C.T. Ravi said that the works on ‘Kodava Heritage Centre’ at Vidyanagar near Madikeri, the district headquarters of Kodagu, will be completed in ten months. The project was envisaged by the Government in 2004-05 for introducing the unique Ainmane tradition of Kodavas with a museum. The Kodava Heritage Centre Project features an…

Some hope about Kodava Heritage Centre and Museum at Madikeri
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Some hope about Kodava Heritage Centre and Museum at Madikeri

September 18, 2019

Works remain incomplete even after eight years Madikeri: The ‘Kodava Heritage Centre,’ Madikeri, envisaged by the Government in 2009-10 for introducing the unique Ainmane tradition of Kodavas with a Museum, is now in a limbo. When the project was envisaged in 2009-10, the cost of the project was estimated at Rs. 1.45 crore, but now…

Kodava Heritage Centre deserted
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Kodava Heritage Centre deserted

March 20, 2019

Plans on to revive the unique Centre at Madikeri after Lok Sabha Elections By Prasad Sampigekatte While a unique Kodava Cultural Centre on a sprawling 15-acre land at the sleepy and picturesque Balugodu, 6 km from Virajpet in Kodagu is attracting Kodava community members in hordes for marriages and other social, cultural and community gatherings,…

Kodava Heritage Centre ABANDONED
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Kodava Heritage Centre ABANDONED

March 26, 2018

By Prasad Sampigekatte, Madikeri, Kodagu Kodava “Ain Mane” (ancestral home), where all members belonging to a particular family lived, is a mere tradition now as elders have gone, families have split and migrated in search of greener pastures. “Ain Mane” has an important role in the socio-cultural traditions of Kodavas. Each “Ain Mane” belongs to an…

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