Cheppudira P Belliappa
Cheppudira Poonacha Belliappa is the son of C M Poonacha, the only CM of Kodagu, and brother of environmentalist Col C P Muthanna and author Kaveri Nambisan.
He did his master’s degree in chemical engineering from Steven’s Institute of Technology, USA and worked abroad as an engineer.
After retirement he became an author and coffee planter. He lives near Gonikoppal and is a director of Coorg Institute of Technology.
He is the author of the following well known books:
1. Tale of a Tiger’s Tale, Rupa publishers, 2004
2. Nuggets from Coorg history, Rupa publishers, 2008
3. Victoria Gowramma: the lost princess of Coorg, Rupa publishers, 2010
4. Tongue of the slip, Rupa publishers, 2014