TRIVANDRUM HAJJOR KACHERI(NOW KNOWN AS SECRATERIAT)


VELU THAMPI DALVA




SECRETARIAT TRIVANDRUM WITH THE STATUE OF THE MAN(VELU THAMPI DALWA) WHO LED THE FIRST OPEN REVOLT AGAINST ENGLISH RULE IN TRAVANCORE 1N 1805 MUCH BEFORE THE FIRST INDIAN WAR OF INDEPENDENCE OF 1857


VELU THAMPI 1795 TO1809.


THE REVOLT WAS BRUTALLY SUPPRESSED BY BRITISH TROOPS IN 1809 AND VELU THAMPI COMMITTED SUICIDE TO ESCAPE BRITISH CRUELTY