Veeravengai Dheeran Chinnamalai: Historical Drama (Tamil Edition). M.L. Vedi Veerapandiya Kattabomman (வீரபாண்டிய கட்டபொம்மன். 14 Jun Veerapandiya Kattabomman in 18th Century, Kattabomman Freedom His story is celebrated in many legends and epic poetry in Tamil. 3 Jan Little is known about the valiant chieftain from Tamil Nadu who refused to align with the The valiant chieftain, Veerapandiya Kattabomman.

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Kattabomman is today recognised by the government as one of the earliest independence fighters opposing the British and has been kattabommqn as the inspiration behind the first battle of independence ofwhich the British called the Sepoy Mutiny. Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item?

They had previously had some prominence in the imperial court un may have been adept at farming in dry conditions, although it is also possible that they had no choice but to settle where they did because the other significant community of Tirunelveli — the Maravars — had already occupied the more favourable areas.

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Accordingly, Kattabomman was captured and on 16th October, the case was taken up nearly three weeks after his arrest near Pudukkottai. See our Returns Policy.

The British carefully comprised and created enmity between the territorial rulers by interfering in their personal affairs such as marking of territories etc. His fort was destroyed and his wealth looted by the British army.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? All the local Zamindars called on him and became friendly with him except Kattabomman.


View or edit your browsing history. Enabled Average Customer Review: The site of his execution at Kayathar has become a “powerful local shrine” and at one time sheep were sacrificed there. However, they remained unsuccessful in their schemes until the British army suddenly decided to raid Panchalankurichi under the command of Major J. Your email address will not be published.

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Kattabomman: The Legendary Chieftain Who Didn’t Bow Down to British

Government of Tamil Nadu. When the British got the information about their hide out, they ordered the king of Pudukottai to trace them and hand them over to the British, else face the similar consequences as Kattabomman. Kattabomman was a member of the Kambalatar caste, with the other two Vatuka communities being the Kammavars and the Reddies.

The British kattaboman instigated his long time feuding neighbor Ettayapuram Poligar to make provocative wars over Kattabomman on their long pending territorial disputes.

Kattabomman and his aides fled from there and took refuge in the Thirukalambur forests close to Pudu-k-kottai. Audible Download Audio Books.

Following an interrogation stretching over 15 days and a ridiculous trial, Veerapandiya was sentenced to public execution.

Kattabomman: The Legendary Chieftain Who Didn’t Bow Down to the British

The Collector wanted the ruling house of Sethupathis to prevent Kattabomman from aligning himself with the enemies of the Company and decided to attack Kattabomman. These 72 Palayams were franchised to a Palayakarrar Tamil word or Polygar or Poligar a British Termwho had to administer their territories, collect taxes, run the local judiciary, and maintain a battalion of troops for the Naicker rulers.

Saints, Goddesses and Kings: Kattabomman was amazed at this miracle.

Full name Veerapandiya Karuthaiah. But it is disputed that Ettapan committed treason Kattabomman was arrested by King of Pudukottai.


Veerapandiya Kattabomman

Kattabomman took the pledge to oppose the british move. Folk songs recalling the heroism of the Poligar leaders remain alive in Tamil Nadu to this day Kattabomman assisted his father Jegaveera Kattabomman who was a polygar Palayakkarar till the age of Lately there is cry that unfair portrayal of Ettappan in the film Kattabomman in which actor Sivaji Ganesan gave a great performance, is the main cause for this.

Retrieved from ” https: Retrieved ni March Be the first to review this item Amazon Bestsellers Rank: In his Tinnevelly Gazetteer ofH. He was subsequently arrested at Kayatharinterrogated till 16 October and sentenced to public hanging.

This page was last edited on 8 Novemberat The Nawab of Arcot finally gave the British the right to collect taxes and levies from the southern region in lieu of the money he had borrowed. Not Enabled Screen Reader: The British planned to get Kattabomman and his men in their trap by conspiracy. Tinnevelly Gazetteer ofH. On 2nd February,Veerapandiyan, 30, became the king of Panchalankurichi as Veera Pandia Kattabomman supposed to be the 47th ruler of the region and the 5th ruler from the Kattabomman clan and a Palya — karrar or Kattabommah of the Madurai Nayak kingdom.

Kayatharu, where Kattabomman was executed has remained a place of political pilgrimage. The trial proceedings were fully fabricated in favour of the British.