Revolt of Raja of Vizianagaram
- Raja of Vizianagaram was ordered to pay a sum of 3 lakhs rupees as a tribute and was also ordered to abandon his troops.
- So, he with the help of his supporters revolted against the policies of the Britishers.
- The Raja died in the battle in 1794. After his death British adopted the policy of conciliation and Raja’s son Narayan Rao was offered the estate.
Diwan Velu Thampi’s Revolt
- State of Travancore signed subsidiary Alliance with the Britishers in 1805.
- But the ruler was unable to pay the subsidy and fell into arrears.
- High handed behavior of the Company forced the Diwan to rose against the company.
- Finally after the large military operation suppressed the revolt.
- Bhils were an aboriginal tribe living around the Khandesh in Western Ghats.
- Land and agricultural policies of the Company impacted Bhils a lot.
- First time they revolted under the leadership of Sewaram. But it was suppressed by the Company’s military action.
- They again revolted in 1817-19, 1825,1836 and 1846.
- Kolis were living in the neighborhood of Bhils.
- Kolis were against the policies of Britishers. According to Kolis Britishers were responsible for large scale unemployment.
- Kolis revolted in 1829, 1839 and again during 1844-48.