Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Badagas of Nilgiris hospitality

United Nations Educational Scientific Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) recently declared that “Badagas of Nilgiris hospitality is the best” and conferred on our community the “global” honour. Hospitality is ingrained in the Badaga community.

The people of Nilgiris thank UNESCO for honouring Badagas.

Friday, May 15, 2015

Badaga Day

The Badagas, a predominant community in the Nilgiris, have been celebrating May 15 as 'Badaga Day' since 1989. On May 15, 1989, the Badagas gathered in large numbers and took out a rally in Ooty town to show their solidarity.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Big Snake Near Sholur Village

Unexpected Large Snake at Sholur!
Snake strayed into the tea estate at sholur village.

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Explore the Beauty of SHOLUR

As of 2001 India census,[1] my village Sholur had a population of 11,297. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Sholur has an average literacy rate of 59%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 70%, and female literacy is 48%. In Sholur, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.
This village consist of six small hamlets named Ooratty, Kotatty, Bickaikandy, Hosatty, Thattaneri and Backodai. Most of the population speaks native language Badagu. Sholur produces seasonal vegetables like Potato, Cabbage, Carrot, Garlic and other vegetables.