Princess Victoria Gowramma of Coorg(La Princesse Victoria Gouramma De Coorg) Image: https://www.antique-prints.de
Yeah, you read the title right. But I am not the one trying to claim anything near. That is by one Udayraj Gadnis in an article titled: “Lost Goan Treasure” in TOI by Shruti Pandit. Seems Mr. Read More
Most of the Ex-Servicemen of yore, who joined the British Indian Armed Forces during early 1940s, and participated in World War – II, is no more. However, there are still numerous widows of World War – II Veterans, around 70 odd years of age, living in Mysore and Kodagu region, who narrate their helplessness & pathetic stories. Read MoreRead More...
Image: Vittal from Google Maps Grab. Vittal is around 100 kms from Madikeri
There is an interesting article in The Hindu about the Vittala(Vittal) Kingdom in Mangalore and its descendents the Heggade Family. The article provides information about the erstwhile Vittala Kingdom, its lineage, palace and customs. Something very interesting to note is that it has a Kodava connection. Read More
Image: Kaveri Ponnapa
By: Chayaa Najappa
COORG,THE LAND I HAVE BEEN BORN,
NEVER LETS ONE FEEL FORLORN.
THE LAND OF RIVER KAVERI,
IS TOO FABULOUS TO BE TRUE.
BLESSED WITH SCENIC BEAUTY IN ABUNDANCE,
AND KNOWN FOR PEOPLE WITH AN AURA & CONFIDENCE.
FOR THE SMALL COMMUNITY THAT WE
FAME & NAME WE HAVE ACHIEVED TOO FAR. Read More
Late Subedar Balatikalanda Medappa Uthaiah was born in Virajpet , Coorg on 13 November 1908. He did his schooling in Virajpet. After completing his S.S.L.C. (10th Standard), he took up a job in a Co-Operative Society in Mysore. He was a very good sportsman and a brilliant hockey player. He used to actively participate in various athletic meets and hockey tournaments. Read MoreRead More...
Image: Mikhail Esteves/Flickr
Project report submitted to CEPF-ATREE
By: Dr. Cheryl D. Nath
French Institute of Pondicherry,
11 St. Louis Street, P.B. 33
Pondicherry – 605001, India
Kodagu district, in the Western Ghats of southern India, is a coffee-dominated region characterized by high diversity in terms of topographic features, climatic conditions and biodiversity. Read More
Image: Map of Coorg, 1869 . Dr.George Bidie submitted this map with his paper to the RGS. Image from a private collection.
Here is an interesting paper which was submitted by Dr. George Bidie to the RGS with the first cartographic map of Coorg, 140 years ago.
Profile of Dr.Bidie.
Dr. George Bidie : CLE., M.A., M.B., F.L.S., F.R.C.S.E., Surgn.-Gen. Read More