Q. The “Koya Revolts” was related to which of the following?

[A] Godavari Area

[B] Krishna Area

[C] Kaveri Area

[D] Pennar Area

Answer: A

Explanation: The Koyas of the eastern Godavari track (modern Andhra), joined by Khonda Sara chiefs, and rebelled in 1803, 1840, 1845, 1858, 1861 and 1862.

  • They rose once again in 1879-80 under Tomma Sora.
  • Their complaints were oppression by police and moneylenders, new regulations and denial of their customary rights over forest areas.
  • After the death of Tomma Sora, another rebellion was organised in 1886 by Raja Anantayyar.

Source: Spectrum Modern India