Palaiyakkarar - Rebellions Against British - Puli Thevar

Puli Thevar

One of the earliest to rebel against the British -Carnatic Nawab combine was Puli Thevar, a polygar of Nerkattumseval in mid 18th century. Nerkattumseval is Palaiyam near the Western Ghats of Madurai region. Puli Thevar Puli Thevar, initially a good ally of Carnatic Nawab, came into conflict with Muhammed Yusuf Khan, over payment of dues, erupting into a war. After a prolonged campaign of three years, Muhammed Yusuf Khan defeated and captured Puli Thevar and the later's end is uncertain.

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Puli Devar - Puli Thevar's Struggle-quoted From Caldwell's History of Tirunelveli - Siege of Vasdevanellur, 1759–1760
... This fort belonged to Puli Thevar and was his second strongest fort, located on top of a mountain range and was covered by a vast forest on all sides ... Puli Thevar kept 1000 men in the fort and spread out the rest of his force in the forest that surrounded the fort ... decided to engage his troops in a hand to hand combat with Thevar’s soldiers ...
Puli Devar - Puli Thevar's Struggle-quoted From Caldwell's History of Tirunelveli - Second Capture of Tirunelveli, 1756
... In early 1757, Thevar along with Mahfuz Khan and supported by many Polygars marched towards Tirunelveli for the third time at the head of an army of 10,000 men ... Thevar remembered well what would happen if a largely primitive force engaged with the well-equipped army which held Tirunelveli ... Instead, in an effort to seize the country-side, Thevar sent messages to Mudalis, or tax collectors, that from now on he was in charge and that they must pay tax to him ...
Palaiyakkarar - Rebellions Against British - Puli Thevar
... earliest to rebel against the British -Carnatic Nawab combine was Puli Thevar, a polygar of Nerkattumseval in mid 18th century ... Puli Thevar Puli Thevar, initially a good ally of Carnatic Nawab, came into conflict with Muhammed Yusuf Khan, over payment of dues, erupting into a war ... prolonged campaign of three years, Muhammed Yusuf Khan defeated and captured Puli Thevar and the later's end is uncertain ...
Puli Thevar - The End
... He decided to conquer Thevar's country inch by inch ... Thevar and his men put up most valiant resistance but their strongholds fell one by one and finally Nelkettumseval also fell ... Thevar and men retreated from fort to fort and once they lost forts they fled in jungle where they continued fight until 1761 ...
Puli Devar - Puli Thevar's Struggle-quoted From Caldwell's History of Tirunelveli - Second Struggle With Yusuf Khan
... leader of Eastern Polygars, pledged support to Puli Thevar, the undisputed leader of Western Polygars ... till he received reinforcements, was to prevent the armies of Puli Thevar and Kattabomman from joining ... Polygars’ troops so that he could deal with Puli Thevar and men separately ...