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State withdraws 46 cases of violence during Tipu Jayanti
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State withdraws 46 cases of violence during Tipu Jayanti

March 9, 2020

18 cases were lodged in Kodagu, the epicentre of protests  Madikeri: Over 18 cases related to protests and riots during Tipu Jayanti celebrations in Kodagu have been withdrawn by the State Government. The cases were filed during 2015-2018 over clashes between majority and minority communities over Tipu’s birth anniversary events. In all, 46 cases were…

Tipu Jayanti: No stay on Government decision, says HC
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Tipu Jayanti: No stay on Government decision, says HC

November 7, 2019

Bengaluru: Karnataka High Court yesterday declined to stay Government’s decision not to celebrate Tipu Jayanti as State function. However, hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL), the Court directed the State to reconsider its policy decision within two months.  A Division Bench comprising Chief Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka and Justice S.R. Krishna Kumar issued the directions…

No permission for Tipu Jayanti at Bannimantap Parade Grounds; Fans stage protest
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No permission for Tipu Jayanti at Bannimantap Parade Grounds; Fans stage protest

November 7, 2019

Mysuru: Condemning the District Administration’s refusal to give permission for using Bannimantap Torchlight Parade Grounds for celebrating Tipu Jayanti on Nov.11, Tipu fans and Congress workers led by MLA Tanveer Sait staged a demonstration in front of MUDA Office on JLB road here yesterday evening. Addressing the protestors, Tanveer Sait said that following the Government’s…

City Police hold peace meeting
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City Police hold peace meeting

November 7, 2019

Even as Tipu fans staged a demonstration, the City Police held a peace meeting ahead of Eid-Milad  and the much-awaited Supreme Court verdict on Ayodhya dispute, that is expected to come in a few days. During the meeting at the Police Commissioner’s Office here yesterday, the Police asked the people to celebrate Eid-Milad festival in…

Tipu Jayanti, Eid Meelad celebrations in city
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Tipu Jayanti, Eid Meelad celebrations in city

November 5, 2019

Mysuru, Nov. 5 (KS)- Hazarath Tipu Sultan Shaheed Welfare and Urus Committee will be celebrating Tipu Jayanti at Meelad Park on Ashoka Road on Nov. 10, at 11 am, according to Committee Secretary Afroz Pasha. The event will be held under the Chairmanship of MLA Tanveer Sait who is also the Chairman of Hazarath Tipu…

Will celebrate Tipu Jayanti in  grand manner: Tanveer Sait
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Will celebrate Tipu Jayanti in grand manner: Tanveer Sait

August 2, 2019

Mysuru: N.R. Congress MLA Tanveer Sait has said that Tipu Jayanti will be celebrated in a grand manner. Speaking to press persons here yesterday, Tanveer Sait, who is also the Chairman of Hazarath Tipu Sultan Saheed Wakf Estate, said that the Wakf Estate was celebrating Tipu Jayanti since 29 years and this time too, the…

Govt. scraps Tipu Jayanti; Congress sees red
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Govt. scraps Tipu Jayanti; Congress sees red

July 31, 2019

Bengaluru: A day after proving its majority in the House, the B.S. Yediyurappa-led BJP Government yesterday called off Tipu Jayanti.  The Birth Anniversary of Tipu Sultan, the 18th century king from Mysuru, was made a Government-sponsored annual affair in 2015 by the Congress Government. In an order, the Department of Kannada and Culture stated that…

Tipu Jayanti celebrations: Kalamandira turns fortress
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Tipu Jayanti celebrations: Kalamandira turns fortress

November 10, 2018

Mysuru: The official Tipu Jayanti celebrations, organised by the District Administration at Kalamandira this morning, resembled a Police event with more khaki around than the number of public. Hundreds of Policemen dotted the venue and the roads leading to Kalamandira were dominated by security vehicles. Not to take any chances during the celebrations, the city…

Kodagu bandh total; many arrested
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Kodagu bandh total; many arrested

November 10, 2018

Madikeri/Kushalnagar : Protests broke out in Madikeri, Virajpet and Kushalnagar early this morning even before the Government-sponsored celebrations for the birth anniversary of the controversial 18th-century ruler of erstwhile Mysore kingdom Tipu Sultan began. Security has been tightened in the district in the wake of a shutdown called by various groups. Several people have also…

Both CM, Deputy skip Tipu Jayanti celebrations at Vidhana Soudha
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Both CM, Deputy skip Tipu Jayanti celebrations at Vidhana Soudha

November 10, 2018

Bengaluru:  Both Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy and Deputy Chief Minister Dr. G. Parameshwara stayed away from Tipu Jayanti celebrations at Banquet Hall in Vidhana Soudha this morning. Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, who had opposed Tipu Jayanti celebrations when he was in the Opposition, skipped the event after being advised rest by doctors attending him. The…

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