Vanniar or Vannia is a title of a feudal chief in medieval Sri Lanka who ruled as a tribute payer to any number of local kingdoms. Historians postulate the word Kallar Derived from Kalla means Black in Sanscrit and Tamil (கள்வனென் கிளவி கரியோனென்ப' - திவாகரம்} Historians postulate Dravidians were called by Aryans as Kalla .[12]. The married womens of kondyankottai maravers wear "Thali" (Thirumangalyam) in the shape of Shiva lingam. Vettuva Gounder 165. Another important Kallar subcaste is the Piramalai Kallar. The food represents my take on dishes that I grew up eating, reinterpreted in a way that would appeal to diners today – flavourful yet comforting dishes that guests can enjoy time and time again. The Mukkulathor people, who are also collectively known as Thevar, are a community or group of communities native to the central and southern districts of Tamil Nadu, India. A large number of people from the community are serving the nation as military men. Mukkulathors are found all over the southern and central districts of Tamil Nadu, North-east Sri Lanka and amongst Tamil expatriate communities in South-East Asia and America. The decorated bride sits to the right of the groom, who ties thali around her neck. This community people are spread allover in the media world like Cinema, television etc. The Maravar/Maravan are related to the Kallan/Kallars and Paravan/Paravars of the South India. The wedding ceremony in Thevar community is known as Thalikettu, when the Thevar bride is … நாயகனுக்கு அடிமை வேலை பாத்து திருட்டு, களவு, கொள்ளை செய்யுற இழி குடி தானே நீ , சான்றோர் குல நாடான் ட பாண்டிய ஆட்சி நீங்க சதி செய்து ஆட்சி யை பிடித்த தமிழின துரோகி நீ, 200 வருடம் முன்பு வள்ளியூர் முருகன் கோவில் உள்ளே செல்ல அனுமதி இல்லாமல் வெளியே இருந்த பரதேசி சித்தர் கூறியது என்னை போல் ஒருவன் பிற்காலத்தில் வருவான் ஆனால் காலம் மாறும் வெளியே நில் என கூற முடியாது என்றது தாழ்த்தப்பட்ட தேவர் சாதியைச் சேர்ந்த மிளகாய் சாமியார் பற்றி தானே வரலாற்றை படி 1939 துக்கு பிறகு தானே வைத்தியநாத ஜயர் மற்றும் போராளி விருதுநகர் ss.சண்முக நாடார் போராடி தானே கோயிலுக்குள் வர முடிந்தது...இப்போதும் தேவர் என கூறும் தலித் பிறமலை கள்ளன் sc பட்டியல் தானே, உன் கருமறவன் சாதியையும் சேர்ந்து 17 சாதிக்கு நாயர் நம்பூதிரி முலைக்கு வரிபோடும் போது எங்கு சென்றாய், வே நாடு மன்னர் வழியினர் உயர்சாதி சான்றோர் குலமே 18வது சாதியாக வந்து நாயர் நம்பூதிரியை எதிர்த்து போராடி தானடா தலித் மறவனே நீயும் தோள் சீலை அணிய முடிந்தது ... இந்த நன்றி உனக்கு இருக்கிறதா.... இதற்கு தானடா நம்பூதிரி பிராமணர் சான்றோரை பார்க்க அஞ்சி தீட்டு என்றான்... ஆங்கிலேய அரசில் அவன் கோடுபோட்டு அதனுல் கைகட்டி வாய்பொத்தி கைநாட்டு போட்டு ஜெயில் ல அடிமை ய வாழ்ந்த வரலாற்றை மறந்து விட்டாயா... வரலாற்றை படி வடுக நாயகனுக்கு முன்பே எனாதி சான்றோர் முதல் நட்டத்தி நாடான் மன்னர்கள், காயாமொழி ஆதித்த நாடான், அகதீஸ்வர நாடான், வே நாடு திருபாப்பு நாடான் வரை ஆண்ட பரம்பரை இங்கு வடுக நாயகனுக்கு முன்பே உண்டு வரலாற்றை .. படித்து விட்டு நாடான் ட சான்றோர் குலத்தை பற்றி பேசு... http://books.google.com/books?id=N1Q_TdiGzVIC&pg=PA11&dq=thevar+descended&cd=6#v=onepage&q=thevar%20descended&f=false, http://books.google.com/books?id=65Aqrna4o5oC&pg=PA141&dq=Tamil%2Baristocratic%2Bthevar&cd=1#v=onepage&q=Tamil%2Baristocratic%2Bthevar&f=false, http://books.google.com/books?id=YUXjA3RayhoC&pg=PA141&dq=thevar%2Bpandya&lr=&cd=23#v=onepage&q=&f=false, http://books.google.com/books?id=w6zkx_Ck3FwC&pg=PA63&dq=thevar%2Bpandya&cd=8#v=onepage&q=&f=false, http://books.google.com/books?id=CGdDAAAAYAAJ&q=thevar%2Bpandya&dq=thevar%2Bpandya&lr=&cd=21, Castes and Tribes of Southern India Vol I, http://www.completemartialarts.com/information/styles/indian/silambam.htm, http://http://www.krishnagiri.tn.nic.in/profile.htm, http://books.google.co.in/books?id=4bfmnmsBfQ4C&pg=PA1991, http://www.hindu.com/2004/06/28/stories/2004062803670600.htm, On Tamil Militarism- The suppression of Tamil military castes, Genetic structure of four socio-culturally diversified caste populations of southwest India. A small number of Thevar brides can also be seen in Chhattisgarh where they migrated during British rule. After this, the groom in ties the thali around the bride's neck assisted by his sister. The Maravar regiment of the Travancore army was known as "Maravar Padai", which supplemented Nair Pattalam, the larger indigenous military unit. Only mallard caste people can use the title pandiyar. Reply. [15], An inscription, from 1655, records an accord between the Sthanathar, a Chetti merchant community, and the Nattar to contribute fifty Kalanju of gold to the Elunattu Mutt at Chidambaram.[16]. [13] In olden days Black Dravidians were stated as Kalla to state their Bravery. While we call it the ‘Thirumangalyam’ in South India, it is known as the Mangalsutra in the North. [14] They used to hear complaints, hold inquiries and punish the offenders. The surnames used by the kallar people are Ambalakarar, Servai,Gopalar, Kalapadiyar, Vandaiyar,Mallikondar, Veeramundar, Paluvettaraiyar, Paandurar, Malayaman, Vallavaraiyar, Etrandaar, Mannaiyar, Nattar (not Nadar), kumarandar,Annuthipiriyar,Rajaliyar etc. Story of Mukkulathor There was a well known story about mukkulathor.once three men who were best friends walking in the forest. The writers of the Sangam Age place them in rural settlements withdrawn from cities. Later the descendents of Muvenders were called as thevars. The bride is bedecked in fine jewelry and an ornate sari and made to sit to the right of the groom. [3][4] [5][6] The name "Mukkulathor" alludes to the three roughly designated groups, Kallar, Maravar and Agamudaiyar, which make up this large endogamous social group. 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