History of Veeran Alagumuthu kone

Veeran Azhagu Muthu Kone , also known as Alagumuthu Konar, was a Tamil Konar warrior from India.He is regarded for having raised one of the first revolts against the British in India. He was based in Kattalankulam, a village in erstwhile Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu.

Veeran Alagamuthu in Kattalankulam

Government Memorial Activities

In the State Legislature on 29.04.1994 the government announced to celebrate annually by the Govt, in Tirunelveli the memory of Veeeran Alagumuthu Yadav. It was done for the year 1995. Then the government named a Transport Corporation with headquarters at Pudukottai and Government buses were operated with the name “Veeeran Alagumuthu Kone Transport Corporation” on 15.03.1996. On the same day (15.03.1996) a very big bronze statue of Veeran Alagumuthu was erected by the government near Madras Egmore Railway station. The statue was opened by Hon. Chief Minister Selvi J. Jayalalithaa under the presidentship of Thiru S. Kannappan (Yadav) Minster for PWD, Highways and Electricity. He was the force behind for getting the demands accepted by the government.
The function was attended by more than 7 lac Yadavas came on 4000 buses and lorries from throughout Tamilnadu. In that meeting Hon. Chief Minister Selvi J. Jayalalithaa announced that the fort built by Veeran Alagamuthu in Kattalankulam in Tuticorin district will be renovated and will be made a tourist spot. But after some days general election was announced and the AIADMK was voted out of power. DMK government came to power in 1996 June.
After coming to power the government decided in the cabinet meeting on 22.06.1998 bifurcate the Madurai district and name the new district as Veeran Alagumuthu District with Thene as its headquarters and it was implemented.

In Madurai Yadava College Veeran alagumuthu kone Statue opened by Shri Lalu Prasad Yadav Chief Minister of Bihar.

Later Some of Yadava Sangam and Yadav based political party to build veeran alagumuthu kone statue in Thiruvannamalai ( Jananayaka Makkal tamil Desam Katchi under leadership of Thiru Ramachandra Maruthu Pandiyar)and Tirunelveli (Yadava mahasabai under leadership of Thiru T Devenathan yadav).

Every year July 11 Veeran alagumuthu kone Guru poojai function conducted in Tamilnadu