Polygar

Some articles on polygars, polygar:

Puli Devar - Puli Thevar's Struggle-quoted From Caldwell's History of Tirunelveli
... kingdom of Madura in Western Tamil Nadu, but the Polygars or Lords of Madura Kingdom were in no mood to compromise with Nawab ... The Polygars refused to pay taxes and pay homage to Nawab ... As mentioned before, Polygars viewed Nawab as a usurper who deposed the rightful dynasty of Madura Kingdom ...
Polygar War
... Polygar War or Palayakarar Wars refers to the wars fought between the Polygars (Palayakarrars) of former Madurai Kingdom in Tamil Nadu, India and the British East India Company forces between ... out long and difficult protracted jungle campaigns against the Polygar armies and finally defeated them ... Many lives were lost on both sides and the victory over Polygars made large part of territories of Tamil Nadu come under British control enabling them to get a strong hold in India ...
Puli Thevar's Struggle-quoted From Caldwell's History of Tirunelveli
... Muhammad Ali, Nawab of Arcot annexed the kingdom of Madura in Western Tamil Nadu, but the Polygars or Lords of Madura Kingdom were in no mood to compromise with Nawab ... The Polygars refused to pay taxes and pay homage to Nawab ... As mentioned before, Polygars viewed Nawab as a usurper who deposed the rightful dynasty of Madura Kingdom ...
Panchalankurichi - Polygar
... and gained from them the possession of that territory.” “Each of the later Polygar was … called Kattaboma Nayaka, this name being the family title.” Under Polygar Jagavira Pandiya Kattabomman (ob ...
Surandai - Polygar Rule and The Revolts
... during the time of troubles that began in 1732, the Marava polygars of the province openly defied the Dalavay’s authority and stopped paying tribute ... Polygar Kattari Velladurai was the leader of the defiant polygars from Vadagarai, Nerkattumseval ruled by Puli Thevar and Sivagiri ... Puli Thevar’s coalition in 1754-1762 but abandoned the cause before the polygars’ final defeat in 1762 ...