Tipu Sultan is often credited in our history textbooks as a ‘secular’ ruler of Mysore who fought against the British in the late 1700s. While the latter part of the sentence does hold merit, the former is nothing but blatant propaganda
Karnataka: BJP MLC hails tyrant Tipu Sultan as ‘greatest freedom fighter’, party distances itself from comment
BJP spokesperson Karnik stated, "Tipu Sultan was zealous in converting people by the threat of sword. He had made Persian as the official language of his kingdom and hence he was against Kannada. We cannot and will not accept Tipu Sultan as a noble ruler."
Karnataka state government puts on hold the deletion of the chapter on Tipu Sultan from history textbooks
Karnataka government reportedly halted its decision to drop chapter on Tipu Sultan from the class 7 curriculum in the State
Karnataka drops Tipu Sultan, Hyder Ali, Prophet Muhammad and Jesus Christ from school syllabus due to Coronavirus
Karnataka government has also dropped lessons on Jesus Christ and Prophet Mohammed, apart from Tipu Sultan.
Madura Vijaya: The epic by female poet Gangadevi that narrates the glorious victory of the Vijayanagara empire over the Madurai Sultanate
Harihara was the first King of Vijayanagara (now Hampi). After him Bukka Raya’s reign started. His son Akampana was a great commander and expanded his kingdom over all of South India, parts of Odisha, and parts of Bahmani Empire. Gandadevi was his wife.
Hinduon se azadi? Sagarika Ghose hails Islamic invaders and mass murderers as patriotic kings and freedom fighters
Sagarika Ghose glorified Jihadis who had committed unspeakable atrocities against Hindus.
Karnataka HC bats for celebrating a tyrant, tells Government to reconsider its decision to not celebrate Tipu Jayanti
In a shocking observation, Karnataka HC has asked the state BJP govt to 'reconsider its decision' to not celebrate Tipu Jayanti
The proper way forward is teaching students accurate history about Tipu Sultan, not removing the Jihadist tyrant from textbooks
Those who forget history are doomed to repeat it. Therefore, it is imperative that our children are taught the truth about Tipu Sultan.
BS Yediyurappa had earlier ordered the cancellation of birth anniversary of Tipu Sultan celebrations