Commemorative-Stamp-Ondiveeran

Commemorative Stamp Ondiveeran

25 Nov 2022  Fri

Ondiveeran Pagadai was the pioneer who revolted against the rule of the British East India Company in Tamil Nadu. He led the revolt as a commander in chief of the arunthathiyar community and is hailed as a hero by the same; till today.

The immense pressure from the Arunthathiyars led the Government of Tamil Nadu to build a memorial of him in the Tirunelveli district. After many public protests from the community to build his monument, a foundation stone was laid in 2011.

A commemorative postal stamp for freedom fighter Ondiveeran was authorized by Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw and was released on 20th august 2022.
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