What is it with us! As people we don’t seem to respect nature, culture, heritage and all things important to us.
The mass blooming of the Neelakurinji flower (Strobilanthes kunthiana) in Kodagu district is giving the much-needed boost to the state’s tourism sector.
“Locally, they are called Kurinji flowers and are scientifically known as Strobilanthes kunthiana. It is true that they bloom once in 12 years,” confirmed Poovaiah, the Madikeri DCF
Though an exact figure of the overall loss incurred to Munnar is unavailable at this point, its nothing less than 750 crores, said experts.