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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Some of the other noteworthy persons who were hanged along with Kattabomman were Veeraghechayan Naicker, Dali Ethalappa Naicker and Palayakarrars of Kaadalkudi, Nagalapuram Puthur, Vripachy, Sivagangai, to death by hanging on charges of treason.

He was subsequently arrested at Kayatharinterrogated till 16 October and sentenced to public hanging. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. A Tamil film starring Sivaji Ganesan in the lead role was based on the life of Kattabomman. Fearing death, the king of Pudukotai ordered his men to search for Histoey and hand overed him to the British.

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Veerapandiya Kattabomman was hanged on October 16,thus putting an end to the first ever known revolt against the Empire. We live with prestige, honour and dignity and we let our soul die for the prestige, honour and dignity of our veerapandiua.

Veerapandiya Kattabomman Biography

Biography of Veerapandiya Kattabomman. Besides, there is an Indian Navy communications centre at Vijayanarayanam, which is named Kattabommann Kattabomman after the brave freedom fighter. The Journal of Asian Studies. The Nayak rule in Madurai which controlled the entire West Tamil Nadu after two centuries came to an abrupt end in when Chanda Sahib of Arcot seized the Madurai throne from the last queen of Madurai in an act of treason.

Veerapandiya Kattabomman – Wikipedia

After a summary trial, Kattabomman was hanged unceremoniously on a Tamarind tree in Kayathar near Thirunelveli. Buckling under pressure, he sent his soldiers to track down Veerapandiya, who was subsequently arrested at Kayathar on October 1, Finally the Nawab resorted to borrowing huge sums from the British East India Company, erupting as a scandal in the British Parliament.


kattabommann Kattabomman ascended the throne after Jagaveera Pandiyan, who had no issue, as Adi Kattabomman, the first of the clan of Kattabomman. Veerapandiya Kattabomman “Kattabomman” redirects here. Retrieved from ” https: The East India Company took advantage of the situation and plundered all the wealth of the people in the name of tax collection. The site of his execution at Kayathar has become a “powerful local shrine” and at one time sheep were sacrificed there. Arumugathammal [ citation needed ].

Kattabomman did not give up his honour, self respect, dignity and prestige. The British were very successful in veerapandita most of the petty rules and gained their confidence who in turn supported the british and started advising Kattabomman to give up his ideas of opposing the British.

The British army faced strong resistance from the Kattabomman army and had to withdraw its forces. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

Would you like to report poor quality or formatting in this book? Do you believe that this item violates a copyright? Share your thoughts with other customers. The popular Tamil slang for a traitor or committing treason is Ettapa or Ettapan, courtesy the Ettayapuram Polygar whom the British veerapandiya conferred the title of Raja.

On 2nd February,Veerapandiyan, 30, became the king of Panchalankurichi kattavomman 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 Polygar of the Madurai Nayak kingdom. Enabled Average Customer Review: The Palaya-karrars of the old Madurai country refused to recognize the new Muslim rulers driving the Nawab of Arcot to bankruptcy, who also indulged in lavishes like building palaces before sustaining his authority in the region.

On 2 FebruaryVeerapandiyan became the ruler of Panchalankurichi.

Ethnohistory of an Indian Kingdom. The trial proceedings were fully fabricated in favour of the British. 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.

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Following an interrogation stretching over 15 days and a ridiculous trial, Veerapandiya was sentenced inn public execution. His story is celebrated in many legends and epic poetry in Tamil.

Government of Tamil Nadu. It was a well-calculated move. In fact, the British were quite crafty and tried to establish cordial alliances with all the regional statesmen, who in turn tried advising Veerapandiya to ally with the former and live in peace. Kattabomman refused to pay his dues and for a long time refused to meet Jackson the Collector of the East India Company. As the entire village had been in Thiruchendur for veerapanduya temple festival, the British hoped to ambush Veerapandiya unawares.

Thanapathi Pillai and 16 others were taken prisoners. He had a minister Bommu, also a brave warrior, after the god Sastha Ayyappan Swamy to describe his strength and fighting qualities which over a period of time, kagtabomman Kattabomman in Tamil.

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

An ardent lover of animals and plants, she also specializes in cracking terribly sad jokes. The British after suffering heavy losses, decided to wait for reinforcements veerapandita heavy artillery from Palayamkottai. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Kayatharu, where Kattabomman was executed has remained a place of political pilgrimage. 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.