Romantic morning mistLocation and Climate Its located 260 km south-west of Bangalore Tiniest district of southern Karnataka The largest river Cauvery is worshipped by local people Seasons: Winter – Dec to Feb; Summer – Mar to May; Rainy – Jun to Nov It is the largest producer of COFFEE in India Thick forest of sandal wood, rose woodMadikeri, the district capital is also known as ‘Scotland of India’and the ‘Kashmir of Karnataka’Lofty mountains picturesque serene Eye catching waterfalls
The People The Kodavas The Kodava Mophlas The Kodagu Gowdas The BearysThe Coorgs are known for their greathospitality and sense of humor. Theirfriendly nature makes visitors travel toCoorg over and over again.Holds a Guinness record for the largestfamily sports tournament in the world(300 family team participants)
Literature and Food Coorgs literature is essentially literature in English and Kannada languages that is either written by Coorgs or people dealing with Coorg themes or places. Coorg cuisine is considered one of the most delicious among all the south Indian dishes.Authentic Coorg food rightfrom Coorg Kitchen: • AKKI OOTI • KADUMBUTT • PAPUTT • PANNDI CURRY • KAIPULLI PAJJI • KUMM CURRY • KEMBU CURRY • COORG CHICKEN FRY • KOLI BARTHAD • KOLI CURRY • THAMBUTT • MANGYE PAJJI • MUDRE KANNIE
Tradition and Festivals Madikeri Dasara: Second only to the Mysore Dasara, is celebrated in a unique way with decorated tabloos Cauvery Sankramana Celebrated on an auspicious day of Tula Sankramana in the month of October, this festival marks the emerging of Goddess Cauvery (The River) at a place called Tala Cauvery in Bhagamandala Kunde Habba - A unique tribal festival The annual “Kunde Habba”, which in local language means “Festival of abusing god”, is a traditional festival of the tribal people in Kodagu District.
KodanderaMadappa CariappaHe was the first Indian Chief of Staff Aiyudda Robin Uthappa – Indian Crickter, son of an international hockey refereeKodendera Subayya Thimayya – Officer Joshna Chinnapa - theof British Indian Army first Indian girl to win the British Squash Championship title in 2003, at Sheffield, U.K Great Personalities
Coorg Attractions Raja Seat Abbey Waterfalls Madikeri Fort Irupu Waterfalls Madikeri Palace Chelavera Water Falls Gadduge, the Kings Tomb Nisargadhama Omkareshwara Temple Nagarahole Nalknad Aramane or Palace Dubare Forest Iggutappa Temple Chiklihole Reservoir Tala Cauvery & Bhagamandala Harangi Dam Tibetan Colony or Camp Coffee Plantations Nehru Mantap Trekking & Hiking Yemmemadu Dargah Sherief Boating & White Water Rafting Golf Ground Elephant Back Ride Fishing in Coorg
7 GREAT FACTS ABOUT ME …O One thing means the world to me – My Family. I lived in Pune for two years.f Three greatest aspects of life to me are love, faith and friendship.s We are four magical members in our family. I wake up at five every morning to come to college.o I love playing six strings (guitar).) I’m doing my CEP presentation on seventh of April, 2012