Kodavas

Some articles on kodavas, kodava:

Kodava Hockey Festival
... The clan of Kodavas in the Indian state of Karnataka have a long history of association with the game of field hockey ... The district of Kodagu which is the land of the Kodavas is considered as the cradle of Indian hockey ... More than 50 Kodavas have represented India in international hockey tournaments, out of which 7 have also participated in Olympics ...
Religious Violence In India - Medieval India - Tipu Sultan, Ruler of The Kingdom of Mysore (1782-1799) - Persecution of Hindus
... Hindus, particularly the Nair and Kodava communities were also persecuted by Tipu Sultan ... In 1783, the Kodavas erupted in revolt against Tippu Sultan and threw their forces out of Kodagu ... In 1785, Tippu declared the Kodava of being guilty of polyandry ...
Kodava People - Eminent Kodavas
... See also List of Kodavas The Kodavas have contributed immensely towards the growth of the Indian nation, despite them being in small numbers ... The Kodava ancestors grew paddy and plantation crops like bananas and pepper, their descendants are now into coffee cultivation ... Many Kodavas joined the Indian armed forces both as officers and as servicemen ...
Kodava People - Land and Society - Amma Kodavas
... The Amma Kodavas are one of the fourteen indigenous castes of Coorg ... gradually slipped out of the Amma Kodavas and fell into the hands of the Brahmins ... The role of the Coorg priest, via Amma Kodavas declined and that of the Brahmin priest increased ...
Kodava People - Recent Developments
... until well into the 19th century, the Kodavas had a pre-eminent role in Kodagu ... The Kodavas also felt the need for reform in response to such changes ... (land to the tiller) and the socio-economic structure of the prominent community of Kodavas changed irreversibly ...