BS Yediyurappa had earlier ordered the cancellation of birth anniversary of Tipu Sultan celebrations
The legacy of Tipu Sultan: Here is why Mandyam Iyengars of Karnataka observe Diwali as a day of mourning
It was on this day more than 2 centuries ago when Tipu Sultan massacred close to 800 Mandyam Iyengar men, women and children in cold blood in the town of Melkote.
Congress leader Siddaramaiah spreads fake news, shares unrelated photos to allege BS Yediyurappa participated in Tipu Jayanti
In fact, a simple google reverse search reveals that none of the pictures relate to any celebration of Tippu Jayanti attended by the senior BJP leaders.
Karnataka: Yeddyurappa led BJP govt overturns previous govt order, cancels Tipu Jayanti celebrations
Last year, Kumaraswamy's name was missing from the invite for the Tipu Jayanti celebration because the Gowdas believe that honouring the Sultan of Mysore would bring them bad luck.
Imran ‘Taliban’ Khan hails Tipu Sultan as a hero, Shashi Tharoor is all praises for one bigot hailing another
Imran Khan hails Tipu as a hero, Shashi Tharoor cannot stop admiring one bigot praising another, keeping the Congress traditions alive.
Journalist arrested for criticising Tipu Sultan as Congress-JDS govt in Karnataka tries to please all sides
The journalist has been arrested after Tipu Jayanti in Karnataka where he criticised Tipu Sultan
Javed Akhtar tries to vilify RSS and Savarkar, gets reminded of the mercy petition his own great-grandfather wrote to the British
Javed Akhtar vilified Savarkar for writing a mercy petition to the British.
In place of Kumaraswamy, deputy chief minister Dr. G Parameshwara from Congress will grace the occasion
Minister of State Ananth Kumar Hegde had written to Karnataka's chief secretary asking him not to include his name in the official invite of Tipu Jayanti.