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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…

The Month of Tipu & Crackers
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The Month of Tipu & Crackers

November 10, 2018

Come November, two controversies will always crop up — Tipu Jayanti and bursting fire crackers. And both reflect lack of insensitivity to fellow citizens. In the case of Tipu Jayanti, we wonder if this coalition government would have celebrated the Jayanti had Tipu Sultan done in Mandya what he did in Kodagu? Tipu Jayanti is…

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

November 9, 2018

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…

Tipu Jayanti event only at Kalamandira in Mysuru
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Tipu Jayanti event only at Kalamandira in Mysuru

November 9, 2018

Mysuru: The Mysuru City Police have said that no permission had been granted for Tipu Jayanti celebrations any-where (indoor or outdoor) in the city barring the lone event organised by the District Administration at Kalamandira on Nov. 10. No permission has been given for holding protests, meetings, bike rallies, functions or interactions either in support…

Kodagu turns fortress ahead of Tipu Jayanti
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Kodagu turns fortress ahead of Tipu Jayanti

November 9, 2018

Madikeri: High alert has been sounded in Kodagu District as Tipu Jayanti Virodhi Horata Samithi, Kodava Makkada Koota, BJP, Bajarang Dal, VHP and Hindu Jagaran Vedike members are opposing Tipu Jayanti celebrations by Karnataka Government on Nov. 10 and have called for a bandh to oppose the celebrations.   Police personnel from different parts of…

Dy.CM to inaugurate Tipu Jayanti at Vidhana Soudha tomorrow
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Dy.CM to inaugurate Tipu Jayanti at Vidhana Soudha tomorrow

November 9, 2018

CM’s name missing from invitation Bengaluru:  Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy’s name is conspicuously missing from the invites sent for the Tipu Jayanti celebrations. Deputy Chief Minister Dr. G. Parameshwara will inaugurate the State celebrations at the Banquet Hall of the Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru tomorrow at 11.30 am. The official invitation printed by the…

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