The Lead: The uniqueness of Kodava culture

The Lead: The uniqueness of Kodava culture

In this episode of The Lead from DH Radio, Writer-Engineer Mookonda Nitin Kushalappa explains the diversity and uniqueness of Kodava culture.


Dhanyata M Poovaiah: Hi, I am Dhanyata M Poovaiah and we have with us Mookonda Nitin Kushalappa.

Nitin is an engineer-cum-writer and he often writes about Kodagu and Kodava culture. Welcome, Nitin.

Mookonda Nitin Kushalappa: Hi Dhanyata.

Dhanyata: In what way is the Kodava culture unique?

Nitin: The reasons for Kodava culture being unique are many. Firstly, the origins of the Kodavas are relatively unknown. And you can say that due to the geographical isolation because of the hills of Kodagu, the culture is distinct...

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