Vickrama Cinkaiariyan

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Vickrama Cinkaiariyan
King of Jaffna
Reign 1292-1302
Predecessor Kulotunga Cinkaiariyan
Successor Varodaya Cinkaiariyan
Full name
Vickrama Cinkaiariyan
Tamil விக்கிரம சிங்கையாரியன்
House Aryacakravarti dynasty
Father Kulotunga Cinkaiariyan

Vickrama Cinkaiariyan (Tamil: விக்கிரம சிங்கையாரியன்) was the fourth of the Aryacakravarti kings of Jaffna Kingdom. Author of the book “Ancient Jaffna” C. Rasanayagam calculated that he has been ruled Jaffna from 1279 to 1302 (23 years). Yalpana Vaipava Malai says during his rule the county was in disorder. Riot occurred between Sinhalese and Tamils. Vickrama Cinkaiariyan ordered death sentences 17 Sinhalese and imprisoned many Sinhalese after the murder of 2 Tamils.[1]

Mayilvagana Pulavar, the author of Yalpana Vaipava Malai, described the event;

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ யாழ்ப்பாண வைபவமாலை
  2. ^ Brito C. The Yalpana-Vaipava-Malai or the history of the kingdom of Jaffna. AES reprint. New Delhi: Asian Educational Services, 1999. p19. ISBN 81-206-1362-7

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Preceded by
Kulotunga Cinkaiariyan
Jaffna Kingdom
1292-1302
Succeeded by
Varodaya Cinkaiariyan