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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Vanniya Kula Kshatriya" Chieftains/Feudatories during chola period

The "Vanniya Kula Kshatriya" Chieftains/Feudatories during chola period are as follows:

The "Kadavarayars" mentioned in the cholas inscriptions, as "Palli" and "Sambu Kulam" by caste.

The "Sambuvarayas" mentioned in the cholas inscriptions, as "Palli", "Vanniyan" and "Sambu Kulam".

The "Malayamans" (Chedirayars) mentioned in more than 10 cholas inscriptions, as "Vanniyan", "Vanniya Nayan" and "Vanniar" (very close relatives of Sambuvarayas).

The "Paluvettaraiyar" mentioned in the cholas incriptions/copper plate, as "Kerala Kings" (Cheras}, and the relatives of "Mazhavars" & "Kolli Mazhavars" (Ori king line). Many of their kings name such as "Kandan Maravan" means the "The real warrior". The "Tundanadudaiyar" of 10th century A.D. mentioned in the cholas inscriptions, as "Palli" by caste and they are considered at par with "Vanagovaraiyar".

The "Mazhavarayars" mentioned in the cholas inscriptions as the close relatives of imperial cholas and the year 1511 A.D. copper plate refers them as "Vanniyas".Their descendants "Ariyalur Chieftains" mentioned in copper plate/documents/poems as "Palli" and "Vanniyan".

The "Vannadudaiyar" of 10th century A.D. mentioned in the cholas inscriptions as "Palli" and "Surutiman".

The "Irungolars" of 10th century A.D. mentioned in cholas as "Palli" and "Surutiman".

The "Pangalanattu Gangaraiyar" of Pallava/chola times mentioned in cholas inscriptions as "Vannian".

The "Nilagangaraiyar" mentioned in the cholas inscriptions/Later copper plates, as "Palli". "Vanniya Nayan" and "Sambu Kulam".

The "Vanagovaraiyars" mentioned in the cholas/Pandiyas inscriptions as "Palli". "Vanniyan".

The "Kadanthaiyar Chieftains" mentioned in the cholas inscriptions with the title "Mutharaiyar". They are "Palli" by caste according to "Aduthurai" cholas inscriptions. The year 1511 A.D. copper plate refers them as "Vanniyas" along with "Mazhavarayas".

Thanks to : murali naicker