Some of the rare photos of the Nilgiris – Nakku Betta.
We thank Dr. Vivek Raju, [son of Dr.K.M.Raju from Kerada – Ketti Kerkandy] presently at Durban, South Africa for forwarding these photos.
Since the original source is not known, we thank those pioneer photographers, mostly and probably British
The Badaga Ladies have always been with a head scarf called Pattu. Since in the above pix the ladies are without pattu, wonder whether they were actually Badagas.