Even Tamil People knows about Velunachiyaar but the fact that her tussle against Rani Velu Nachiyar (3 January – 25 December ), also known as “Veera Mangai” Velu Nachiyar, the First Valor Queen Ever in the Indian History to. Veera Mangai Velunachiyar was one of the queens in the 18th century in South India. She rebelled against the British Empire and fought for the freedom of India . Rani Veeramangai Velu Nachiyar was the queen of the Tamil kingdom of loyalist – he is also among the most powerful administer in the history of the Tamils.

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On 21 Augusta grand dance ballet was conducted in Naradha Gana Sabha in Chennai depicting the life history of the queen Velu Nachiyar. Related News by Email. Female Indian Freedom Fighters.

A commemorative stamp was released in her name on December 31, An ardent lover of animals and plants, she also specializes in cracking terribly sad jokes. Sivagangai was invaded by the troops of the East Bachiyar Company in association with the son of the Nawab of Arcot in Nachiyar was one of the few rulers who regained her kingdom, and ruled it for ten more years.

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Epic TalesHistory. The plan was to bomb the entire armoury of the ib, which was located into the fort premises and then attack them at their most vulnerable. All of which helped her in later part of her life.

Velu Nachiyar

Her troop advanced to Sivaganga with the help provided by Maruthu brothers. The grief stricken Queen, was in full rage to attack the Britishers and the Nawab who took her kingdom. Videos Articles Photos Advanced Search. After eight years of patience the women force attacked the Nawab and brought down vslu flag and placed the Hanuman Flag in Sivangangi Palace. Since king didn’t have any male herein ,Nachiyar was bought as the king of Ramnad kingdom.

She sent Tipu Gistory a golden tiger as a gift.

Memorial planned for Velu Nachiyar –

Velu Nachiyar Tamilar history – 31 BioScope published: He advised Veera Mangal Velunachiar to move to different places often in order to avoid British invaders. Dalavay Thandavaraya Pillai and Maruthu brothers sustained injuries.

As she conversed with him in Urdu, the queen highly impressed Sultan Hyder Ali with her resolute and courageousness. A scholar in her own right, Nachiyar also had command over several languages, including English, French and Urdu.

The Royal couple had no male heir. Velu Nachiyar died a few years later,on 25 December Velunachiyar took revenge on the British. Hyder Ali was very much pleased and promised to help her in this conflict.


This may not be the complete history of her,but then i was more proud after reading this much about her.

Meanwhile Dalavay Thandavarayan Pillai wrote a letter to Sultan Hyder Ali on behalf of Velu Nachiyar to provide infantry and cavalry to defeat the British army. Here you can view her biography in the Tamil language. Coincidentally, the festival of Vijayadashami during which women from near and far parts of the country came to Sivaganga to visit the temple of Rajarajeswari Amman, was being celebrated that tajil.

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Hyder Ali granted her permission to stay at Virupakshi or Dindugal Fort and she was respected and treated as a Royal Queen. This comment has been removed by a blog administrator. Velunachiyar was their only female child.

Velu Nachiyar was the first queen to fight for the freedom from the British in India. Further, she adopted Padamathur Gowri Vallaba Thevar who came of the lineage of her husband and who enjoyed the love and affection of her husband, as her son.