>> Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Pazhassi raja, the king who made the powerful resistance against the British in the northern Malabar during 1750 - 1805 period.PazhassiRaja moved to the wayanadan jungles with the help of thalakkal chandu,the leader of kurichiar and Edachena Kunkan nair where he started the war.
In 1805 Pazhassiraja sarrounded by the british at the palce called Mavilamthode inside forest,5 kilometers away from pulpally. There was a heavy fighting and Pazhassiraja shot dead there. Still there is a memoroial at the death spot inside forest. See the photos of mavilamthode.
Very soon after Pazhassiraja killed British captured Thalakkal Chandu and killed under a koly tree. The tree still located at Panamaram government high school. The school located where the British fort stood during pazhassiraja period which destroyed by Thalakkal Chandu and Edachena kunkan. Edachena Kunkan later committed suicide before the british capture.