BJP stir against Tipu Jayanti, Congress stages counter protest in Mysuru
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BJP stir against Tipu Jayanti, Congress stages counter protest in Mysuru

Mysuru: As part of a State-wide agitation against Tipu Jayanti celebrations planned by the State Government on Nov.10, the City and District BJP staged protests at different venues in city this morning. The City BJP staged a demonstration at Gandhi Square.

Accusing the JD(S)-Congress coalition government of celebrating Tipu Jayanti only as part of vote bank politics, the BJP workers maintained that CM H.D. Kumaraswamy’s double standards were exposed as he had opposed the same celebrations when Siddharamaiah headed the Congress government.

Claiming that Tipu was a tyrant who butchered Hindus and also as anti-Kannada, the protestors raised slogans against the coalition government. Asking the government to cancel the celebrations, the workers warned that the government would be held responsible for any untoward incidents that may happen during the celebrations.

City BJP President Dr. B.H. Manjunath, former KEA Chairman B.P. Manjunath, former MLC G. Madhusudhan, MLA L. Nagendra, former Mayor Sandesh Swamy, leaders Raju, Prabhakar Shinde, M.P. Rajesh and others took part.

In another protest, the district BJP staged a demonstration in front of Mahatma Gandhi’s bust opposite the District Law Courts Complex. District BJP President M. Shivanna, leaders Nagaraj Malladi, Thotadappa Basavaraj, Hosahalli Venkatesh, Arun Kumar Gowda, Balakrishna, Jagadish Gowda and others took part.

Congress stages counter protest

Even as the BJP staged demonstration against Tipu Jayanti celebrations, Congress leaders and workers staged demonstrations at Gandhi Square and Chikka Gadiyara to counter BJP.

Accusing the BJP of politicising Tipu Jayanti, the Congress workers, while welcoming the decision of the coalition government to celebrate Tipu Jayanti, lashed out at the BJP claiming that Tipu was a valiant freedom fighter who died while fighting the British.

Former MLAs Vasu and M.K. Somashekar, former Ministers B.K. Chandrashekar and C.H. Vijayashankar, former Mayors Modamani, T.B. Chikkanna and Pushpalatha Chikkanna, City Congress President R. Murthy, Corporator Pushpalatha Jagannath and several other party leaders took part.

Prohibitory orders in Srirangapatna

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With the government all set to celebrate Tipu Jayanti tomorrow, the Mandya District Administration, as a security measure, has imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 in politically sensitive Srirangapatna taluk of the district for two days from this morning. Srirangapatna has the tomb of Tipu Sultan. The ban orders will be in effect from 8 am today till 8 am on Nov. 11.

November 9, 2018

12 COMMENTS ON THIS POST To “BJP stir against Tipu Jayanti, Congress stages counter protest in Mysuru”

  1. Arun says:

    Why not celebrate Jayanthis for brave Hindu kings who fought muslim invaders

  2. RAJA CHANDRA says:

    Shame on such rootless pseudo intellectuals like BKC !

  3. Raju says:

    Onake Obavva was a Dalit woman and the wife of a soldier serving in Madakari Nayaka’s (last ruler of Chitradurga) army. She is said to have killed several invading soldiers of Hyder Ali’s army, who were trying to capture the Chitradurga Fort in 1779, with a pestle (onake). Hence, she is called Onake Obavva. She was eventually been killed by Hyder Ali’s soldiers.
    She was a Dalit who was a true patriot Like the psedo Tippu! But when it comes to appeasement chart, for congress Dalits are lower than Muslims! A Muslim who killed a lot of Hindus obviously has to be honored by congress! Hyder Ali is more respected by congress because of his religion!
    People should realize their games! Onake obavva was a true Hindu!

    • Syed M says:

      Why would BJP Cheddis want to honor Onake obavva other than to play Cheddi Dalit politics?She murdered some innocent human beings who were just doing their job . Can’t compare her to Tippu was patriotic! SHe was a murderer who brutally killed a lot of people!

      • swamy says:

        Wow.. I never heard of this side of the Karnataka history. Very interesting coming from you… For your information, Obavva also did her job by protecting the fort and alerting the fort soldiers..

      • harsha says:

        you bloody rascal , pig eater, first learn the history of the independence struggle. OR watch vishnuvardahan’s NAGARAHAVU Kannada movie. Then you might come to sense.

  4. Proud Cheddi says:

    All Muslim males 18 and above should be compulsorily vasectomized to prevent India becoming Pakistan!

    • Ram says:

      Sone of them are very angry agaist Hindus, more soecificasly agaist Modi and BJP that they have started saying nonsense! You should show pity on these filthy creatures! They think they are second class citizens of India! Congress due to vote bank politics keeps brainwashing them! They dream of Pakistan, insulting Modi, RSS, BJP and Hindus in the bane if freedom of expression!
      If you see some of the samples, they supported Afzal guru and shouted tye slogans for Bharat Ki Barbaadi! Now they are busy celebrating Tippu JayanlI. Given a chance they will celebrate Osama and Kasab jayanthi too!
      Remember what recently Owaises said . They are strong enough they can eliminate all Hindus ! That is The dream they live for.
      Mysore bring a calm city it is a hood breeding ground peope like him who are just support a non ke cause..as per them, distruction of the nation’

  5. Hey Syed!
    You ask why would BJP cheddis want to honor Onake Obbava. Well, dadiwala, she was defending her fort from invasion by dirty ARAB Tippu. If you don’t like it, go to that great democratic Islamic Republic of Pakistan. BJP Cheddis will gladly pay your train fare!

    By the way, dadiwala, Obbava was a native Kannidiga unlike Tippu an dirty ARAB interloper.

  6. Biddappa says:

    While the majority of Muslims in Karnataka have no issues with Hindus in Karnataka, a few anti social elements like Syed want to pursue the blueprint provided by Muslim clerics in Pakistan about how to break India! So, they hate BJP because BJP stopped their dream for 3 years! They want congress back the center very badly! Syed is one such bad apple! These are the kind who want to resurrect the image Afzal guru and Kasab or Osama as a world leader! They know well that Tippu murdered a lot of Hindus and Christians in Coorg, Chamarajanagar, and other areas around Mysore! They also know that he murderd a lot of Hindus in Kerala that there are poems written on the attrocities of Tippu in Kerala! He converted millions under the sword! According to Some extremist Thurukas f Karnataka, they think it is a service to God! So, Tipu is their hero and they wan to celebrate his murders!

  7. Biddappa says:

    I never said he killed Millions! Please read again! Yes, he converted thousands not millions? That does not change the truth that he was a mass murderer And a bigot! CONGRESS wants to garnish Muslim votes! There were tens of Muslims who served the nation! They could have picked one and nobody would object! Picking up somebody who
    Was so controversial and some Muslims taking it as their personal right to insult us is what causes the issue!

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