Biography of Ramayyan Dalawa

Ramayyan Dalawa Profile Ramayyan was the Dewan of Travancore state, India, during 1737 and 1756 and was responsible for the consolidation and expansion of that kingdom after defeating the Dutch in the Battle of Colachel under the rule of Maharajah Marthanda Varma Kulasekhara Perumal, the maker of Modern Travancore. Ramayyan Dalawa Early life Ramayyan, a Brahmin (Iyer), was born in Yerwadi, a village in Tirunelveli district, Tamil Nadu to which his family originally belonged[citation needed]. When he was six years of age his poor father gave up his native village and came to Thiruvattar and settled at a hamlet known […]