AHEAD OF ONAM, `KAAKKAPOOVU' COVERS KASARGOD VILLAGE IN BLUE

Mulleriya: After a gap of two-and-a-half-years, an explosion of 'Kaakkapoovu' (utricularia reticulate) has dipped Minchipadavu in shades of blue, giving a visual treat to visitors. An open field near Kaaradukka Mahalingeshwara Kaveri temple at this village in Kasargod district is covered in a blanket of blue, heralding the Onam season. The flower normally blooms during AugustOctober months and is usually used for pooja purposes. Unlike...

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