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Amid Heavy Security, K’Taka Govt Begin Tipu Jayanti Celebrations 

Over 150 BJP workers reportedly detained in Hubli for protesting Tipu Jayanti.

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A seven-year-old dresses up as Tipu Sultan outside Tipu’s summer palace in Bengaluru.
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No Stay on Tipu Jayanti: Karnataka HC

The Karnataka High Court had earlier rejected a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) challenging the celebration of Tipu Jayanti and demanding an interim stay.

The petition was filed by Manju Chinappa, a resident of Kodagu district. Apart from the demand for a stay, he had questioned the legality of the celebration. Thereafter, the High Court had given the government four weeks’ notice to file objections to the contention against the celebration.

10:10 PM , 10 Nov

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Other Ministers Celebrate Tipu Jayanti

Chief Minister and other ministers commemorate Tipu Sultan’s birth anniversary at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.
Chief Minister and other ministers commemorate Tipu Sultan’s birth anniversary at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.
(Photo: Arun Dev/The Quint)
6:03 PM , 10 Nov

Tipu Sultan's Supporters Gather Outside Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru

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2:16 PM , 10 Nov

Jagadish Shettar Lashes out at BJP MLAs for Attending Tipu Jayanti

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12:44 PM , 10 Nov

Sri Sri Ravishankar Backs Tipu Jayanti

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar speaks in favour of Tipu Sultan. The spiritual guru said that every ruler has done good and bad deeds. He also said that people need to focus on the good deeds and learn from them.

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Published: 10 Nov 2017, 10:06 AM IST
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