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Puli Thevar History
Puli Thevar History
Published: 2016/08/31
Channel: thevar kural
pulithevar
pulithevar
Published: 2013/07/23
Channel: subu krishnan
Puli Thevar History - Indian Freedom Fighter
Puli Thevar History - Indian Freedom Fighter's History 1715 - 1767
Published: 2017/04/21
Channel: Gupthas Kids Nursery Rhymes and Kids Songs
பூலித்தேவர் பாடல் | Pooli Thevar Song  Puli Thevan | Devar Fm
பூலித்தேவர் பாடல் | Pooli Thevar Song Puli Thevan | Devar Fm
Published: 2017/08/21
Channel: DEVAR FM
The first national freedomfighter king pulithevar tamilan
The first national freedomfighter king pulithevar tamilan
Published: 2013/08/31
Channel: raju kings
SENBA Brothers Kovilpatti Advisement For PULI THEVAR JEYANTHI (2017,sep 1)
SENBA Brothers Kovilpatti Advisement For PULI THEVAR JEYANTHI (2017,sep 1)
Published: 2017/08/19
Channel: David Raja
300th Jayanthi of Freedom Fighter Pulithevan Celebrated at Nellai - Thanthi TV
300th Jayanthi of Freedom Fighter Pulithevan Celebrated at Nellai - Thanthi TV
Published: 2015/09/01
Channel: Thanthi TV
Poranthathu Pasum Ponnu song - Thirumagan
Poranthathu Pasum Ponnu song - Thirumagan
Published: 2010/10/06
Channel: Eros Now South
PULITHEVAR VIDEO
PULITHEVAR VIDEO
Published: 2015/08/26
Channel: maruthutv
Puli Thevar History - Indian Freedom Fighter
Puli Thevar History - Indian Freedom Fighter's History-பூலித்தேவர் சுதந்திரப்போராட்ட வரலாறு-பரிவழகன்
Published: 2016/08/31
Channel: Parivazhagan A
Pulithevan Movie Title
Pulithevan Movie Title
Published: 2017/08/03
Channel: The Hindu Films
மறவர் யார் ?
மறவர் யார் ?
Published: 2016/12/05
Channel: Maratamilan Website
pulithevar
pulithevar
Published: 2011/11/05
Channel: aarupangunattar
தமிழர்கள் சுதந்திர போராட்டம் தொடங்க முதலில்
தமிழர்கள் சுதந்திர போராட்டம் தொடங்க முதலில்
Published: 2017/04/08
Channel: REBELS TV
Thevar suvadu song
Thevar suvadu song
Published: 2017/04/07
Channel: Sandiyar Boys
Seeman praising thevar
Seeman praising thevar
Published: 2017/04/07
Channel: Sandiyar Boys
pulithevar
pulithevar
Published: 2015/08/31
Channel: raja c
Moorthy thevar puli Thevar 302 jayanthi
Moorthy thevar puli Thevar 302 jayanthi
Published: 2017/09/15
Channel: Vel Raja
Puli Thevar
Puli Thevar
Published: 2016/08/07
Channel: WikiWikiup
Raja maravan speaking in Mamannar pulithevar jayanthi  at  nerkattanseval
Raja maravan speaking in Mamannar pulithevar jayanthi at nerkattanseval
Published: 2017/09/01
Channel: Vel Murugan
Mamannar poolithevan 300
Mamannar poolithevan 300
Published: 2015/07/19
Channel: Kmking 203
302 Pulithevar jayanthi karunas
302 Pulithevar jayanthi karunas
Published: 2017/09/01
Channel: ILavarasa Pandi
மாமறவன் பூலித்தேவர் வரலாற்று பாடல்|PULI THEVAR HISTORY OF SONG
மாமறவன் பூலித்தேவர் வரலாற்று பாடல்|PULI THEVAR HISTORY OF SONG
Published: 2018/02/19
Channel: தென்நாட்டு மறவர் அமைப்பு
Thevar Samugam
Thevar Samugam
Published: 2016/11/27
Channel: Mukkulathor Pulipadai Vemboor
Pulithevar
Pulithevar
Published: 2014/03/18
Channel: venky687
Thevar history
Thevar history
Published: 2015/07/01
Channel: Akash Mass
Pudukai puli thevan
Pudukai puli thevan
Published: 2017/09/22
Channel: Saravanan Saravana
" Pasumbon Thevar Ayya told this " - Vivek Compare THEVAR | Cine Flick
" Pasumbon Thevar Ayya told this " - Vivek Compare THEVAR | Cine Flick
Published: 2016/03/19
Channel: Funnett - raajnett
Pulithevar varisugal veppilankulam thevar
Pulithevar varisugal veppilankulam thevar
Published: 2013/08/17
Channel: sureshmjpt
Seeman wonderful speech ! Don’t Give Caste identity to Muthuramalinga Thevar ?
Seeman wonderful speech ! Don’t Give Caste identity to Muthuramalinga Thevar ?
Published: 2016/10/31
Channel: Nakkheeran TV
Karunaas Speech about THEVAR caste otrumai
Karunaas Speech about THEVAR caste otrumai
Published: 2017/02/26
Channel: Agamudayar-kallar-maravar thevar
Nellai moorthy thevar
Nellai moorthy thevar
Published: 2016/11/01
Channel: Vel Raja
Puli thevar vamsam da
Puli thevar vamsam da
Published: 2015/03/24
Channel: Rajesh Raji
Puli Thevar mystery || பூலி தேவன் வாழ்வு மர்மம் என்ன..
Puli Thevar mystery || பூலி தேவன் வாழ்வு மர்மம் என்ன..
Published: 2018/01/16
Channel: TAMIL VIDEOS Dont miss it
PULI THEVAR  PALACE | பூலி தேவன் அரண்மனை
PULI THEVAR PALACE | பூலி தேவன் அரண்மனை
Published: 2018/01/17
Channel: TAMIL VIDEOS Dont miss it
மறவர் இனத்தின் மாமன்னர் "பூலித்தேவர்" பற்றிய வரலாறு/ MAAMANNAR PULI THEVAR HISTORY
மறவர் இனத்தின் மாமன்னர் "பூலித்தேவர்" பற்றிய வரலாறு/ MAAMANNAR PULI THEVAR HISTORY
Published: 2018/02/06
Channel: தென்நாட்டு மறவர் அமைப்பு
Tamils should learn about Kattabomman , Puli Thevan and not Ajith : Seeman speech
Tamils should learn about Kattabomman , Puli Thevan and not Ajith : Seeman speech
Published: 2014/08/10
Channel: Tamil Eelam
Marudhunayagam muhammad yusuf khan documentary part 1
Marudhunayagam muhammad yusuf khan documentary part 1
Published: 2016/09/26
Channel: mohamed rafeek
Thevar varalaru
Thevar varalaru
Published: 2017/05/12
Channel: AERO power
பூலித்தேவரின் சரித்திரக் குறிப்புகள் 5 | 5 Facts about Puli Thevar | தேவர் ஒற்றுமை
பூலித்தேவரின் சரித்திரக் குறிப்புகள் 5 | 5 Facts about Puli Thevar | தேவர் ஒற்றுமை
Published: 2018/01/06
Channel: தேவர் ஒற்றுமை
THEVAR kothai puli padai
THEVAR kothai puli padai
Published: 2013/06/01
Channel: t.s. Kannan
Thevar history
Thevar history
Published: 2015/09/23
Channel: DEVAR FM
pulithevan kottai
pulithevan kottai
Published: 2013/07/07
Channel: muthu raj
Muthuraj Chookampatti Puli Thevar Jayant
Muthuraj Chookampatti Puli Thevar Jayant
Published: 2017/09/02
Channel: muthuraj chookampatti
Pasumpon Muthuramalinga Thevar- Maruthumohan Part 1
Pasumpon Muthuramalinga Thevar- Maruthumohan Part 1
Published: 2016/09/02
Channel: Dr. Maruthu Mohan
Thirunelveli Cheemayile  movie (THEVAR caste mass dialogue)
Thirunelveli Cheemayile movie (THEVAR caste mass dialogue)
Published: 2017/02/26
Channel: Agamudayar-kallar-maravar thevar
Ochayee Movie Mass Thevar Scene
Ochayee Movie Mass Thevar Scene
Published: 2017/07/09
Channel: DEVAR FM
தேவர் முஸ்லிம் உறவு ஒற்றுமை வரலாறு | Thevar and Muslims Relationship History | MUTHURAMALINGA THEVAR
தேவர் முஸ்லிம் உறவு ஒற்றுமை வரலாறு | Thevar and Muslims Relationship History | MUTHURAMALINGA THEVAR
Published: 2017/11/28
Channel: DEVAR FM
Vaiko speech at Poolithevar & Thevar Thirumahanaar birthday celebration event
Vaiko speech at Poolithevar & Thevar Thirumahanaar birthday celebration event
Published: 2012/06/23
Channel: mdmkwebtv
Karunaas Speech mukkulathor pulipadai meeting
Karunaas Speech mukkulathor pulipadai meeting
Published: 2016/03/25
Channel: Amal Raj
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Puli Thevar
Palaiyakkarar of Nerkattumseval
Puli Thevar Statue in his Nerkattumseval Palace 2013-08-12 06-35.jpeg
Puli Thevar Statue in his Nerkattumseval Palace
Reign ?– 16 October 1755
Successor British Rule
Born 1-September-1715
Died around 1767
Tamil Nadu
Spouse Kayalkani Nachiyar
Father Chitraputra Thevar
Mother Sivagnanam Nachiyar
Religion Hinduism

Puli Thevar (Tamil: பூலி தேவர், translit. Pūli Tēvar) was a Tamil poligar who ruled Nerkattumseval situated in the Sankarankoil taluk, Tirunelveli Tamil Nadu.

History[edit]

Puli Thevar was involved in a vendetta with the Nawab of Arcot who was supported by the British. Thevar's prominent exploits were his confrontations with Marudhanayagam, who later rebelled against the British in the late 1750s and early 1760s me.

Nelkatumseval was the headquarters of Puli Thevar.

The author of the Thirunelveli District Gazetteer, H.R. Pate, observes as follows:

Nelkatumseval is chiefly memorable as having been in the eighteenth Century stronghold of the redoubtable Puli Thevar, who figured for many years as the leader of the Marava Confederacy against the troops of the Nawab and the Company. He had a shrewd insight into the political situation of the time and was a veritable thorn against the side of the Nawab's agents.

Pulithevar remains one of the illustrious figures in the chequered history of palayakarars. The vivacity of his character gave him an ascendancy over the western palayakarars, while his determined resistance to the Nawab's overlordship made him a potential enemy of the Wallajahs. He was the principal architect of the coalition of the palayakkars organised against the Nawab. The Nawab acknowledged his victory by presenting him with a gold plate and sword.

Puli Thevan War[edit]

There were a number of revolts by local powers in the South, the first being as early as 1757. When Mohammed Ali, the Nawab of the Carnatic, supported by the Company, attempted to extend his control over the "Madurai" and "Thirunelveli" districts, the poligars rebelled. The western poligars, led by Puli Thevar of Nelkatumseval, forged individual alliances and then a grand alliance as they revolted against Mohammed Ali. Of necessity, Ali had to seek assistance from John Company, and, though battles were won and lost, the revolt was put down in 1761 by Yusuf Khan, who had been nominated the Governor of "Madurai" and "Thirunelveli" in 1758 by the British, despite Nawab Mohammed Ali's objections.

Western confederacy by Nel Kattum Sevval[edit]

"Nel kattum sevval" literally translates to "Rice tribute paying place", but after its ruler Puli Thevan's successful (initially) attempts at defying Mohammed Ali, the name changed to nel kattan sevval ("place which doesn't pay rice tribute"). These palayams declared their independence in 1757. Yusuf Khan, or Marudhanayagam, was sent by the British to bring the poligars under control and make them pay kisthi. Earlier campaigns in 1755 by Mahfuz Khan were unsuccessful in subduing the poligars' partly because of their sticking to each other and partly because British troops had to be withdrawn to raise the French siege of Madras (by Lally). Yusuf Khan quickly intimidated the eastern poligars and moved against Pooli Thevan. A series of sieges of Pooli Thevan's forts followed and eventually the Nerkattansevval fort was razed by British artillery. Puli Thevan was captured and escaped/encountered on the way to incarceration. No verifiable records are found about him after his capture/escape.

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