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Tourism or no tourism? Kodagu residents share their thoughts

Raja Seat in Madikeri. (Photo: Kodagu Connect)

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MADIKERI: It is almost two months since the flood disaster struck Kodagu. While the rehabilitation process for flood-affected people is on, there is a growing concern among travel and tourism industry stakeholders about a huge drop in tourists visiting Kodagu after the tragedy in August.

Most residents who do not depend on tourism are vociferously stating this is the right time to reduce tourism pressure on the district and take corrective measures to avoid further tragedies in the future. The tourism industry folks are leaving no stone unturned in their campaigning efforts to convince the world that all is well in Kodagu and it is a safe place to visit.

Kodagu Connect collected opinion of a cross-section of people from Kodagu and this is what they had to say.

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