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Mention the story that supports that the people of Coorg are of Greek descent


Q.Mention the story that supports that the people of Coorg are of Greek descent.[HSLC-2015, 2018]
                                             Or
What is the story about the Greek origin of the people of Coorg?
[HSLC - 2019]
 
Ans: According to the story that Supports that the people of Coorg are of Greek origin/descent, a part of Alexander's army moved South along the coast and settled there when return became impractical. These people married amongst the locals and settled there permanently.
 
Q.What is the theory in support of the Arab origin of the Coorg people. [HSLC-2018]
                                 Or
How docs the long black coat warn by the Kodavus suppart the theory of their Arab origin?
 
Ans: The theory of Arab origin draws support from the long, black coat with embroidered waist-belt worn by the Kudavus known as kuppla, it resembles the kuffia worn by Arabs and the Kurds.

Q.What is kuppia?
Ans: Kuppia is the traditional dress of Coorg.
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