Appachu Ranjan

Committee formed to look into the chapter on Tipu Sultan

Education Minister S Suresh Kumar has formed a committee to submit a report regarding a chapter on Tipu Sultan.
Madikeri MLA Appachu Ranjan had requested the education minister S Suresh kumar to have the chapter removed.
CM Yeddyurappa said that based on the committee’s report a decision will be taken. Read More

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B.B.Subbaiah may be right. The Coorg Investor Meet seems like a Land Grab Meet

Forests and Villages around Madikeri Town.  Image By Rameshng  via Wikimedia Commons
The Coorg Investors Meet which concluded at Madikeri on Monday is turning out to be a murky deal.  The meet involved govt entertaining investors who want to invest in Coorg and govt proposing to offer lands to them around Madikeri. According to the news reports, 25,000 acres around Madikeri are up for grabs. Read More

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Crime increases and Cops decrease

When Appachu Rajan asked the Superintendent of Police Manjunath Annigeri, the reason for the increase in criminal cases in Coorg, the SP had a googly waiting for the minister. The SP told the minister that; 79 constables have been transferred  out of Coorg and 27 more have applied to be transferred out of Coorg. There is a shortage of 100 constables in Coorg, he told the minister. Read More

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A successful bundh and a Cabinet berth: Appachu on Cloud 9

TV grab of Appachu’s swearing in. Image:KodaguCommunity.com
The bundh called by BJP to protest the UNESCO World Heritage Tag  yesterday, was total. A complete shut down till evening, was observed in Coorg. The same day, the 3 time MLA from Coorg, Appachu Ranjan was sworn in as a minister.  Appachu landed in Bangalore, decked up in the Kodava attire during the swearing in ceremony. Read More

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BJP in Coorg draws flak for opposing the Unesco World Hertiage tag and calling for a bundh

Karanataka Legislature passed a resolution opposing the World Heritage Tag for Western Ghats
In for a rude shock after UNESCO declared that certain contagious places in Western Ghats(from Gujarat to Kerala) are World Heritage Site, the political representatives in Coorg have called a bandh on July 12th to oppose its inclusion of the chosen 4 nature reserves from Coorg. Read More

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CEC ASKS SUPREME COURT FOR STERN ACTION AGAINST BOPAIAH, APPACHU, MEDAPPA & OTHERS

Supreme Court of India. Image:Legaleagle86 via Wikimedia Commons
The CEC(Central Empowered Committee) constituted by the Supreme Court for looking into the 2008 case pertaining to a illegal road formed in the Pushpagiri Reserve Forest,   has asked the Supreme Court to take action against Virajpet MLA & current Speaker of Karantaka Assembly, Mr. K.G Bopaiah, the Madikeri MLA, Mr. M.P. Read More

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CM’s visit successful

Promises action on pending issues
Chief Minister (C.M) B.S. Yeddyurappa visited Kodagu  on Monday to take part in his Governments ambitious ” Bhagya Lakshmi ” scheme. The CM landed at the helipad situated in the Mercara Down’s Golf Club in the morning.  He  latter arrived at Kushlanagar and laid the foundation stone for the construction of the Post graduation (P. Read More

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CM sanctions 40 Lakh for Madikeri Dasara

The request was for 1.5 crore. The CM has sanctioned 40 Lakh.
Madikeri MLA Appachu Ranjan and CMC officials met Chief Minister Yeddyurappa yesterday seeking 1.5 crore for the Dasara celebrations this month. The CM has sanctioned 40 lakhs for Madikeri stating that he needs to allocated funds to other districts also for Dasara.
The delegation included CMC president P.D.Ponappa.  Mr. Read More

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Appachu Ranjan takes stock of Sunticoppa PHC

MLA Appachu Ranjan visited the Sunticoppa Primary health centre (PHC) and the houses of the victims of the recent tragedy which claimed the lives of   three persons.
During his visit the MLA pointed out the lack of  hygiene in the PHC premises and  cautioned  the  doctors and the staff  regarding,  unsatisfactory services rendered to  the patients. Read More

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KGB : Jamma Bane issue – A collective response needed

KGB refutes allegations that he is trying to advice the Govt to do away with the Jamma Land tenure in Coorg.

Assembly Speaker and Virajpet MLA K.G. Bopaiah alleged that certain vested interests were spreading rumours and attempting to tarnish his image. Read More

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