c. 750 AD / 1149 AD - 1323 AD Founder : Venna Capitals : Anmakonda (Hanumakonda), Orugallu / Ekasilanagara (Warangal) Languages : Telugu was the preferred language, Sanskrit, Kannada Religion : Jainism, Hinduism (Saivism) Royal Emblem : Garuda, Varaha 1149 AD : Tailapa-III or Kumara Tailapa was defeated by Kakatiya Prola II around 1149 AD and asserts his independence over Western Chalukyas. 1163 AD Anumakonda inscription of Rudradeva alias Prataparudra I is the earliest known record that describes the Kakatiyas as a sovereign power. Kakatiyas are descendants of Karikala Chola King of Durjaya clan, who initially started as vassals of the Chalukyas in India, and later emerged as a ruling dynasty, with their capital at Kakatipura (probably named after the village diety, Kakatamma) or present day Warangal, in the state of Telangana, India. Kakatiyas were the devotees of Goddess Kakati. They were said to originate from Chaturthakula and they allied themselves b
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