Of all these, the most glorious period was under the rule of the father-son duo Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan.
He was also defeated at the Travancore Defence Lines.
Their internal disunity paves way for their total destruction.
He had even made provisions for the education of their children.
This poem, 'On An Asian Poet Fallen Among American Translators', is from the pen of Yasmine Goonetratne.
Fourth Srirangapatanna war came very handy to them to physically liquidate Tippu on May 4th, 1799.