Kurinji flower blooms in Ooty.

Kurinji, a flower known to bloom once in 12 years recently blooms in the hill station. The flower is sighted in a village called mullikkor, which is located around 25kms from the Ooty town. The flower is very special among locals and the flower is also called “neelakurinji”. “Neela” means blue colour in tamil language.The flower is mentioned in many ancient tamil literature including “Kuruntokai”