Kodava Samaja

Kodava Samajas celebrate General K.S. Thimayya’s birth anniversary

Marking the 113th birth anniversary of General K.S. Thimayya, Kodava Samaja, Mysuru, had organised a function at its premises in Vijayanagar 1st Stage here this morning. Officer-bearers of the Samaja offered floral tributes to a portrait of Gen. Thimayya . Speaking on the occasion, Samaja President B.M. Nanaiah hailed Gen. Thimayya as a great patriot.…

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Nellakki Kodava Koota wins Throwball Tourney for 10th consecutive year

The Kodava Samaja Cultural and Sports Club, Mysuru, conducted an Inter-Kodava Association Games and Adengada Seethamma & Achaiah Memorial Throwball Tournament recently at Sree Cauvery School Grounds in Kuvempunagar. Adengada Tara Aiyamma of Neela Estate, Devanoor village, Balele, South Kodagu, who was the chief guest, inaugurated the event. Balyamanda M. Nanaiah, President, Kodava Samaja, Mysuru and Moovera K. Kuttappa, Chairman, Sree Cauvery…

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Kodava Samaja(Bangalore) wins KSHA B Division Hockey League

By Mohan Devaiah Kodava Samaja, Bangalore, won the KSHA B Division Hockey League that concluded yesterday.

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Marraige Disrupted at Kodava Samaj: Groom & Bride forced to abandon customs

wedding of a Kodava bride with a Non-Kodava Groom. They had said that they had no issue with a Kodava marraing a non-kodava, but they should refrain from doing so under Kodava customs. In stark similarity the same view is of the members of the organisation which raided the wedding of the Mucckatira Groom at…

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Kodava Samaja’s Youth Wing gets into Cultural “policing”

This really hit me hard……….For the only reason that – i feel it cannot be justified in the name of culture or tradition. And that Kodava Samaja’s name is involved. If Roshan Somanna has his way he will not allow any inter-caste marriages to happen henceforth. Ok..before they throw the muck on me saying that I…

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Women play an important role in imbibing values

Speaking after inaugurating the new branch of the  Kodava Samaja in Kushalnagar Akhila Kodava Samaja President Mathanda Monnappa said that women played a vital role in transferring Kodava culture and tradition to the next generation. He regretted that people neglected traditional culture and were influenced by Western ideology. B.A. Subaiah and C.A. Muddappa were also…

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