Category: C.P.Belliappa’s Column

Kutta men and their BMWs

“Kuttakke Hodavanu Ketta!? By: C.P. Belliappa It used to be a common refrain during the 1940s and 50s to tease those who lived in Kutta with the gibe – “Kuttakke hodavanu ketta!” Kutta was...

We are Coorgs, not Coorgis!

“(By: C.P. Belliappa) How the name Kodagu originated is still being debated. As most believe, it is very likely that it’s a derivation of the primordial name Kodinadu. Over a period of time the...