(By Bukka Malla) Part- 1 EVIDENCE - An insight into the Origin of Badugas based on various sources . The following facts and information were gathered from The Nilgiri gazetteer, other relevant books from Docuents preservation centre, Kannerimukku and other libraries, other references from researchers and archeologists like Sri K.A.Neelakanta Sastri, SriT.Balakrishnan Nair and works of Sri K.P.Raju(freedom fighter and historian) based on various sources. 1) Based on Cairns, Barrows and artifacts: It is an established fact that the origin of human being was in Africa and around Mediterranean sea . Megaliths are mounds with one or more stones over them, formed by ancient people in memory of the dead. There are different types of megaliths like Cairns (stones arranged in circle over mounds) , Barrows and Kistvaens / Dolmens(made of stone slabs int
I clollected around 1000 Badugu SlOkaas/sayings. But as they were written 60 ot 70 years back, by the then elders in their then-freshly known tamil language, the Actual pronunciations are not known. This is because Tamil has no script for the series of letters starting with ga,ba, da, dha, qwa,gwa, whereas such pronunciations are abundant in Badugu language, like in Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu etc, So it is not possible to find the right pronunciation of the words written by them in Tamil.