Pandiyas History

The beginning of the 13th century, the Chola dynasty became extinct and it gave way to Pandyan supremacy.

The Pandiyan regime was short lived. When the Pandiyan Kingdom was in the thrones of civil war, the muslim ruler Ala-Ud-Din Khiliji, the Sultan of Delhi, took advantage of it and over powered the Pandiyas. Thanjavur then came under the muslim rulers.