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Greeting the bridegroom, Kodagu

In this photograph, Kodava men from the bride's family, dressed in their traditional attire , proceed to welcome the bridegroom and his relatives. They are carrying a coconut, betel leaves in the wicker basket. These are auspicious symbols. The Kodavas are known for their prowess in martial arts and sports. Many have excelled in the military and as sports people

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Trivandrum, India
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 05.2014
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Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2016, 11:36 a.m.
Camera Make: FUJIFILM
Camera Model: FinePix AV100
Focal Length: 8.8mm
Shutter Speed: 1/75
Aperture: f11.1
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION Kodagu, Karnataka , India