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Grand procession marks Basava Jayanthi celebration
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Grand procession marks Basava Jayanthi celebration

May 3, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: A grand procession marked the official Basava Jayanthi celebrations organised by the District Administration and Zilla Panchayat (ZP), in association with Veerashaiva-Lingayat Associations, Akhila Bharata Veerashaiva-Lingayat Mahasabha, Basava Balagagala Okkoota and other organisations in city this morning. Mayor (in-Charge) Sunanda Palanetra flagged off the procession at Basaveshwara statue located close to Gun House Circle…

Decision on Lingayat-OBC status after Delhi visit, says CM
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Decision on Lingayat-OBC status after Delhi visit, says CM

November 27, 2020

Bengaluru: The buzz around Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa’s possible declaration on OBC status for Veerashaiva-Lingayat community and  also the formation of Vokkaliga Development Corporation, that was reportedly slated for this morning, proved to be a dampener, as Yediyurappa  just ahead of today’s meeting of the Council of Ministers, announced that he would travel to Delhi…

Formation of Veerashaiva-Lingayat Development Corporation evokes mixed response
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Formation of Veerashaiva-Lingayat Development Corporation evokes mixed response

November 18, 2020

Bengaluru: Hours after Chief Minister  B.S. Yediyurappa announced the formation of Karnataka Veerashaiva Lingayat Development Corporation (KVLDC) on Tuesday, the Government’s Order has evoked mixed reactions in the State. Yediyurappa, who belongs to the community, is said to have ordered the formation of the Corporation following pressure from Legislators belonging to the community. While some…

Centre rejects separate religion tag for Lingayats
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Centre rejects separate religion tag for Lingayats

December 10, 2018

Decision communicated to Karnataka Government on Nov.13 NDA Govt. follows UPA’s footsteps in rejecting demand Bengaluru: The BJP-led NDA government at the Centre has rejected the demand of Lingayats for separate religion status. The Centre’s rejection was conveyed to the Karnataka High Court this morning by Union Government’s Additional Solicitor General Prabhuling Navadagi. The Additional…

BSY accuses CM of dividing Veerashaiva-Lingayat Community
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BSY accuses CM of dividing Veerashaiva-Lingayat Community

May 2, 2018

Mysuru: State BJP President and former CM B.S. Yeddyurappa has accused Chief Minister Siddharamaiah of dividing Veerashaiva-Lingayat Community only for stopping him (BSY) from occupying the seat of Chief Minister. Addressing a campaign rally for K.R. Constituency BJP candidate S.A. Ramdas at Gavi Mutt, Gowrishankarnagar here on Monday, Yeddyurappa alleged that Siddharamaiah can go to…

Veerashaiva-Lingayat leaders supporting BJP to meet tomorrow
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Veerashaiva-Lingayat leaders supporting BJP to meet tomorrow

February 9, 2018

Mysuru:  A meeting of Veerashaiva-Lingayat community leaders supporting the BJP will take place at Nadabrahma Sangeeta Sabha on JLB Road in city at 10am tomorrow (Feb.10). The meeting is likely to discuss the political scenario in Chamundeshwari Assembly segment, from where CM Siddharamaiah has declared that he would contest in the forthcoming Assembly polls. Community…

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