The Kodagera Mappila' or Kodava maple are a Muslim community residing in Kodagu  district of Karnataka State in southern India. They are believed to have converted to Islam after the conquest of Kodagu by Tipu Sultan. The Kodava Mappilla belong to the Shafi madhab and they contract marriage alliances with the Mappilas of Kerala. They are a very small population found in Kodagu. The Yemmemad mosque in Coorg is their main shrine. They devoutly observe Ramzan, offer Namaz 5 times daily, visit the mosque every Friday,refrain from alcohol and eat only Halal. Many of them retain their Kodava family or clan names. Many Keralite Mappilas have settled in Kodagu and now outnumber the Kodava Mappilas in Kodagu.
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