- Bana Kingdom
The Bana kings ruled parts of South India. In many cases as subordinate position and some times taking major roles. The Banas had their capital at various places at different times, including
* Vijayaditya I, Son of Jayanandivarman
* Malladeva, Son of Vijayaditya I
* Bana Vidhyadhara, son of Malladeva (Married a grand-daughter of the Ganga King Siva maharaja, who reigned between 1000 and 1016AD)
* Prabhumerudeva, son of Banavidhyadhara
* Vikramaditya I, Son of Prabhumerudeva
* Vikramaditya II or Pugalvippavar-Ganda, Son of Vikramaditya I
* Vijayabahu Vikramaditya II, Son of Vikramaditya II
* Aragalur udaiya Ponparappinan Rajarajadevan alias Magadesan (
MagadaiMandalam chief) of Aragalur
Ganga king Prithivipati II was conferred "lord of the Banas" by
Parantaka I Chola
Banas are mentioned in Tamil Nadu as late as 13th and 15th century.
Banas had different titles in different regions at different times. Some of them include Vanar, Vanara, Vanavarayar, Vanakovarayar, Ponparappinan, etc.
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