Tag: Tipu Jayanti

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…

Government to celebrate Tipu Jayanti at Ravindra Kalakshetra on Nov.10
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Government to celebrate Tipu Jayanti at Ravindra Kalakshetra on Nov.10

November 6, 2018

BJP to stage State-wide stir on Nov.9 Bengaluru:  Even as the BJP is vehemently opposing the Tipu Jayanti celebration, the Government will be celebrating the Jayanti at Ravindra Kalakshetra here on Nov.10. Speaking to press persons here yesterday, Deputy Chief Minister Dr. G. Parameshwara, who is also the Home Minister, said that the Jayanti celebration…

Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha urges CM
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Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha urges CM

November 5, 2018

Mysuru:  Strongly opposing the State Government’s decision to celebrate Tipu Jayanti on Nov. 10, Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha has urged CM H.D. Kumaraswamy not to celebrate Tipu birth anniversary. Addressing a press meet at Jaladarshini Guest House today, Simha questioning Tipu Sultan’s contribution to Kannada land and language, said that the government can instead celebrate…

BJP creating unnecessary ruckus over Tipu Jayanti: Prof. BKC
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BJP creating unnecessary ruckus over Tipu Jayanti: Prof. BKC

November 13, 2017

Mysuru: Accusing the BJP of creating unnecessary ruckus over Tipu Jayanti celebration, former Minister and KPCC Vice-President Prof. B.K. Chandrashekar (BKC) has said that the BJP has raked up the Tipu issue as it has no other agenda. Addressing a press meet at Jaladarshini Guest House here on Saturday, Prof. BKC alleged that the BJP…

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