List of Project Awardees 2020 to 2021, India's First DOI registered and Google Scholar Tamil Journal
Vol. 2 No. 1 (2020): Volume 2, Issue 1, Year 2020

Invasion of Kumara Kampana against Tamil Nadu

Kayalvizhy M
Department of Tamil, Pachaiyappas college for Womwn, Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu-631501, India

Published 2020-01-30


  • Delhi Sultanate,
  • Mabar country,
  • Kumara Kampanas

How to Cite

M, K. (2020). Invasion of Kumara Kampana against Tamil Nadu . International Research Journal of Tamil, 2(1), 57-73.

Plum Analytics


In the 13th and 14th century Tamil Nadu was attacked and ransomed by Muslim invadours of Delhi. The Delhi Sultanate successfully established a rule at Maurai city and this province was named as Mabar country. Hindu religion and and culture were suffered a lot in the hands of them. To save the religion and culture an invasion was took by Kumara Kampana prince of Vijayanagar Empaire. He made a war against Tamil Nadu and defeated the Sambuvaraya kings at first and then marched towards Madurai. Finally the Mabar Muslim rulers were defeated and the Muslim rule came to an end. Then Tamil Nadu cames under Vijayanagar rule. Kumara Kampana gave a good administration to Tamil Nadu with the help of his efficient associates. This invasion has considered as land mark in the history of Tamil Nadu.


Download data is not yet available.


Metrics Loading ...


  1. Thangavelu. G & Thiyagarajan. L., History of Sambuvarayas, Gopala Narayanan Memorial Educational Trust Publication, Chennai, 1990.
  2. Pillai. K.K., History of Tamil Nadu- People and Culture, International Institute of Tamil Research, Chennai, 2013.
  3. Smith, V.A., The Oxford History of India, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 1958.
  4. Krishnasami Aiyangar, S., South India and Her Muhammadan Invaders, S.Chand & Co, New Delhi, 1921.
  5. Venkataramanya, N., The Early Muslim Expansion In South India, University of Madras, 1945.
  6. Ramesan, V., Andra Chronology (90-1800A.C), K.Mahadevan, Mylapore, Chennai, 1946.
  7. Rama Sharma, M.H.,The History of Vijayanagar Empire (1308-1569), Popular Prakashan,Bombay,1956.
  8. Suryanarin Rao, A., History of Vijayanagar Empire, Addision& Co, Chennai, 1905.
  9. Krishnasami Pillai, A., The Tamil Country Under Vijayanagar, Annamalai University, 1954.
  10. Robert Sewell, A., Forgotton Empire, George Allen & Unwin Ltd Co, London, 1900.