A south Indian state, famous for its languid backwaters and now famous for health tourism; several ancient techniques and systems of medicine like Ayurveda are still practised here. An environmental disaster, only cultivation and the lush greenery of coconut palms and rice paddies. No forests.
a southern coastal state of India, known for lagoons, coconuts, communism, female literacy, and characteristic English accent. Now, maybe God of Small Things, too.