International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 5, Issue 12, Part D (2019)
Changes in kinship and family among Koragas: A case study of selected villages in Kundapur Taluk, Udupi district
In Dakshina Kannada Koragas are considered as untouchables and the practice of social distance, keeping out of personal and social contact is followed in case of Koragas. Hence, Koragas are not allowed to mingle with others in any of the social functions as well as they are also not allowed to enter into places of worships the persons who touches a Koraga are considered to carry the risk of impurity. Since the concept of untouchability has its roots in the ideas of cleanliness and hygiene it is the life style of Koragas who used to eat dead animals and the left over foods has forced other to keep themselves away from them.
How to cite this article:
Ramachandra. Changes in kinship and family among Koragas: A case study of selected villages in Kundapur Taluk, Udupi district. Int J Appl Res 2019;5(12):208-217.