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Reddy’s – Freedom Fighters

Reddy’s – Freedom Fighters The East India Company administration was confronted with several revolts in the Andhra region from the very beginning. The Zamindars in the Northern Circars and Poligars in the Rayalseema region who exercised almost independent powers in the earlier period did not reconcile with the loss of power under the British. The Zamindars of Parlakimidi, Vijayanagaram and several others rose in revolt. The Poligars of Chittoor, numbering ten, raised the banner of rebellion in 1804. Two years later the Vellore Mutiny occurred resulting in the very removal of Lord William Bentinck as the Governor of Madras Presidency.
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