Save Cauvery Initiative


The Kanni Kavery Trust conducted a walkathon from the birthplace  of the river Cauvery to Kushalnagar to raise  awareness on the exploitation of the river and to also awaken the district administration to the rampant encroachment of its river banks and illegal sand mining along the 90 km stretch.

The walkathon was led by Muthanna Baba Sai Ram and its members, including C.K. Poovaiah, Nithin Ganapathy, Kalmadanadnda Naveen , Kavi Koodakandi, Suresh Maldare, Corvanda Devaiah and Kuttaiah, Anish, Roy Moodera, Munna Moodgadhe among others.

The trust submitted a report to the deputy commissioner Kodagu on encroachments and also action to be initiated by the district administration to save the river from further degradation.

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Courtesy: Coffeeland News
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Hiran Gowda

Maintain it please. Forever.


Our political representatives need to clean up their act soon ,failing which Goddess Cauvery will be remembered as a hideous statue rather than a river that is the giver of life and a river that sustains farmers across three states.”Jago kodagu Jago”.

Rajesh K M

This initiative to clean the river is really great. But there is a much more important point. She has always been worshipped without a physical form, as mother nature, as a river goddess. Now it is very shocking to see that at the bridge in Kushalnagar there is black statue with fierce eyes, depicting Kaveramme. This looks more like Kali or Durga and has nothing to do with our traditional worship. If this the way forward, then the way Kaveri has been worshipped for generations by the people of Coorg, will been soon forgotten. The sanctity of Kaveramme in Kodagu… Read more »

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