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Nalaknad Palace

Image:By Hitha Nanjappa via Wikimedia Commons
Click here for an interesting article about Nalaknad Palace by B V Prakash.
Some interesting facts about Nalaknad Place.

The palace was built to commemorate Dodda Virarajendra’s victory against Tipu Sultan in 1792. Dodda Viraraja was the ally of the British in the war against Tippu. Read More

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Portrait of Princess Mooda Maji of Coorg

The portrait is of Princess Mooda Maji ( or perhaps Princess “Muthamma” ), the second daughter of Dodda Virajendra, the Raja of Coorg  and the architect of the Coorg victory against the Mysorean army of Tipu Sultan, who ruled from 1788 to 1809. This is the only know portrait of the Princess of Coorg.
The potrait was auctioned at Sothebys on 16 Apr 2008. Read More

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Ecotourism in Coorg

By Ajay Machado
Ecotourism has become quite popular in Coorg.
Ecotourism is an approach in tourism in which tourists seek out difficult to access and scenic areas such as forests or mountains, for a trip or a vacation. Read More

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Experience Coorg by staying at a homestay

By Ajay Machado
Homestays are surely more exciting than hotels. Many homestays are surrounded by coffee plantations and located in some of the most
scenic desitinations in Coorg. By staying at a homestay, you have all the time to explore the place at your own relaxed pace .At a homestay
you shall feel more like a resident, and less of a traveller.
Home stays are surely more exciting than hotels. Read More

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Kodagu: It’s wise to keep Jamma land tenure.

Editor, Star of Mysore.
Eversince Kodagu, which was a ‘C’ State after Independence, was integrated with the then Mysore State, now Karnataka, in the year 1956, the original inhabitants of Kodagu, with the majority ethnic group Kodavas after whom the name Kodagu is apparently derived, including Amma Kodavas, Kodagu Gowdas etc. Read More

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Tigers and Tribals, is it possible ?

By. Dr. Kodira A Kushalappa IFS (Retd)

Man and animal conflict continues in and around protested areas (PAs). Wild elephants destroying valuable crops of farmers have become a day to day affair making the farmers poorer and desperate. Any amount of govt. compensation is not a solution. Now we are hearing about tigers killing tribals living inside the protected areas. Read More

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THE COFFEE ENIGMA OF KODAGU DISTRICT . ARE ROUGH TIMES OVER?

 This is one of the best article’s we have come across about coorgs. We need to contemplate.
  Written by the editor of a local daily in coorg.
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