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Madakari Nayaka
Madakarinayaka statue.jpg
Born 1758
Died 1779
Srirangapatna prison
Other names Raja Veera Madakari Nayaka or Madakari Nayaka V
Known for King of Chitradurga
Predecessor Kasturi Rangappa Nayaka II
Successor None

Madakari Nayaka or Madakari Nayaka V was the last ruler of Chitradurga, and belonged to Nayaka (Valmiki) community in Chitradurga, Karnataka India.[1] Nayaka lost Chitradurga in a siege of Mysore by Hyder Ali.

During the reign of Madakari Nayaka, the city of Chitradurga was besieged by the troops of Hyder Ali.


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15 news items

Deccan Herald

Deccan Herald
Mon, 05 Oct 2015 11:33:45 -0700

Childhood memories are always nostalgic. The days I have spent in Chitradurga, the land of 'Madakari Nayaka' and Palegars, are priceless. It was called Chitaldroog then by the Britishers. Spending nearly 18 years of my younger days (from early 40s to ...
Fri, 06 Nov 2015 20:44:46 -0800

Abu Dhabi, Nov 7 : Abu Dhabi Karnataka Sangha on its 35th anniversary celebrated 60th Karnataka Rajyotsava at Indian Social Centre, Abu Dhabi on Friday the 6th November, 2015 witnessed by Kannadigas who came in large numbers. President of Abu ...

The New Indian Express

The New Indian Express
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 19:23:48 -0700

We also learn about the Mysore Kings, the Yelahanka Prabhus, Madakari Nayaka, Kittur Rani Chennamma and Sangolli Rayanna who fought the British. Many other rulers of small principalities, feudal lords and chieftains have been outlined in this book.

Deccan Herald

Deccan Herald
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 11:11:15 -0700

Rangappa Nayaka's adopted son was killed during a war with the powerful Mysore Dalavais, following which the people of Mysore refused to accept Madakari Nayaka II as their King. Hence, a distant relative, Bhramappa Nayaka (1682–1721 AD) was made ...
Times of India
Fri, 14 Jan 2011 09:04:54 -0800

CHITRADURGA: While the older generations of this historic city remember the palegars (feudal kings), especially Veera Madakari Nayaka, the last ruler of Kamageti dynasty that ruled this area for over two centuries very often, the younger generation ...

Bangalore Mirror

Bangalore Mirror
Mon, 21 Oct 2013 11:31:24 -0700

... in the backward districts of North Karnataka. A year ago, miscreants looking for treasure attempted to dig the samadhi (tomb) of Raja Hire Madakari Nayaka, the fifth Palegar of the Nayaka dynasty, on the outskirts of Mayakonda village in Davanagere ...

Deccan Herald

Deccan Herald
Mon, 21 Jan 2013 12:52:03 -0800

Sardar Khan, a feudatory of Hyder, in charge of the fort at Nijagal, was taken by surprise when the Marathas with the help of the famed Madakari Nayaka and his men attacked by night and conquered the fortress. Much later, as the strength of the ...

Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & Analysis
Thu, 01 Nov 2012 05:24:35 -0700

Onake Obavva, Madakari Nayaka, Hakka Bukka... These places have been witness to the valour of people that Kannadigas revere even to this day. We will say no more about these two places for they are best experienced and that too more than once.

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