Write a note on league of the Palayakkarars
Thus the English removed the source of grievance to Kattabomman. Yet, the humiliation suffered by Kattabomman affected his self-respect. During this time, Marudu Pandyan of Sivangaga organized the •south Indian confederacy of rebels against the British. The Tiruchirappalli proclamation was made. He sent missions Panchalamkuruchi. This a close association between Kattabomman and Marudu Pandyan established. The events now moved to a crisis. In August 1798 the son of the Palayakkarar of Sivagiri and his advisor visited Panchalamkuruchi and held consultations. Kattabomman decided to establish his influence in Sivagiri was a tributary to the company. The Madras Council’considered this move as a challenge to its own authority and ordered war against Kattabomman.