Blog posts about Coorg

Banks are auctioning 107 Acres in Coorg to recover 148 crore

There is an interesting news people are talking about.

3 banks given loan to Great Indian Nautanki Company. For buying a property by Great Indian Tamasha Company. Tamasha Co is also a guarantor. Now it’s #NPA. Didn’t the names ring any bell? ?@IDBI_Bank? ?@HDFC_Bank? ?@bankofbaroda? pic.twitter. Read More


Free electricity for up to 10HP Pumpsets for coffee planters

The demand of planters for free electricity to them has been agreed to by CM Bommai. Planters were  a dejected lot, as their demand was overlooked in the recent budget. But once the demand was again raised by Madikeri MLA Appachu Ranjan in the zero hour of the legislative session few days back, and after subsequent discussions, CM Bommai consented to the demand. Read More


2022 Budget allocations for Coorg

Wrap-Up and notes on the 2022 Karnataka budgetary allocation for Coorg.
Model University:
Coorg will be one of the district where a model university will be set-up. This “model university” will be functioning with a thin staff and will use IT infrastructure for functioning.
5 Crore of Apiculture, 10 Crore for development of Kodava Community and a research center for Arebhase Gowdas. Read More


Guns & Kodavas – The Rite of Passage

It is also an established custom among the natives to clothe every male child when only three years old with a kumberbund, at the age of seven they assume the Kuttee and at twelve carry a matchlock. Read More


Womens empowerment Or A woman’s power ?

Image: Not Actual. For Representation Only – © Andrew Kudrin
 By: Air Marshal( Retd) K.C. Cariappa
A few nights ago what could have been a horrendous crime took place in a somewhat isolated home a few kilometers from Kushalnagar township.
It was about 8. Read More



By Liala Indira Alva
In September last year, I read in the papers that our economy was facing a crisis and the rupee was weak compared to the dollar. Also due inflation and corruption, our economy was suffering. I also heard my parents discussing it during dinner. I read in the papers that Dr. Raghuram Rajan was going to take over as the new RBI Governor and was going to head the bank. Read More


Kachampuli – The Preservative and Liver Saver

By: K K Aiyamma, This post first appeared at
Lately, when nothing to do, I have been spending some quality time in Kitchen. Experimenting more than cooking is what I do. Soon the quality time turns into a hopeless venture, and I escape the Kitchen, leaving the mess behind for my mother to take care off. Read More


The Rides of my Life

Image: My Dad, Codanda Nanjappa Jairam – My Inspiration

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do… Explore. Dream. Discover.”
— Mark Twain
There are many things in life to be grateful for. First and foremost, our parents, without whom, we would not be here. Read More


Portraits of Coorg Royalty – Lingarajendra II ?, The Daughter-in-Law & The Grandson

The above mentioned portrait is claimed to be of Linga Rajendra II(as inscribed), who’s rule started from 1810 and ended with his death in 1820. But, this sketch was made on 1830, after his death. So, this cannot be Linga Rajendra II, as he was dead and gone before the portrait was made in 1830. Read More


Preview: The Vanishing Kodavas

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A significant part of the proceeds from the sale of the book will be contributed to the Coorg Education Fund.
Click here to purchase online.
The book will also be available from 1st October at the following book shop:
Strand Book Stall ( Mumbai )
‘Dhannur’, Sir P.M. Road, Fort,
Mumbai 400 001. Read More