Dodda Viraraja

The Sleeping Kings

Doddavirarajendra, the most famous of the Haleri rulers of Coorg chose his final resting place on a leveled hilltop at the northern end of Madikeri town. Enclosed by high mud embankments, is a pair of elegant tombs, known as Gaddige, amongst the most memorable monuments in Coorg. The two tombs are identical, standing on a…

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DC office to be shifted from Madikeri Fort, Land & Funds allocated

Finally the DC office is going to be shifted from the Madikeri Fort. The Govt has granted 2.2  acres of land at Central Workshop near Gandhi Mantap to shift the DC’s office there. The State Govt has also allocated 9 crores for the construction out of which 3.3 crores has already been released for the work. The Madikeri Fort…

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