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Shah also asked the other backward classes (OBCs) to vote out the Siddaramaiah government in the upcoming elections.
After Karnataka, Delhi hit by Tipu Sultan row as CM Arvind Kejriwal unveils portrait on Republic Day
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on the occasion of Republic Day, uncovered Tipu Sultan’s portrait among 70 other personalities, including revolutionaries, freedom fighters, and heroes.
Prasad exhorted the party higher-ups to restrain those leaders within the organisation who have been commenting on the Constitution.
The state government has also imposed prohibitory orders in the Kodagu district, which has been the center of opposition to the celebrations.
Tipu Jayanti celebrations: Section 144 imposed; Over 150 BJP protestors detained in Karnataka's Kodagu, Hubli
BJP workers who took part in anti-Tipu Jayanti protests in Karnataka's Hubli and Kodagu today were detained by police in both places, reported news agency ANI.
No procession will be allowed in the city that is related to Tipu Jayanti, except for the one organised by the state government, according to police.
The Chief Justice said the celebration had to be contrary to law for them to intervene and observed that the main grounds for the PIL were whether the expenditure on the event was permissible by law.
The eminent historian said it would be "unfair" to dub Tipu Sultan a tyrant and said he was "certainly a very important figure in the Indian resistance to Britain".
While Prime Minister Modi will kick-start the preparations for Karnataka Assembly elections on October 29 from Bidar, the BJP chief Amit Shah will flag off a Yatra from Bangalore.
A confrontation is brewing over the Tipu Jayanti celebrations even as the state government is preparing for it in a big way on November 10 brushing aside the threats from Bharatiya Janata Party.
The descendants of Tipu Sultan today slammed Union minister Anantkumar Hegde for his alleged "derogatory" remarks against the 18th century Mysore ruler.
Speaking at the anti-Tipu celebrations held, Cariyappa demanded the state government to cancel the state-sponsored event.
The Chief Minister said the government will go ahead with Tipu Jayanti celebration and added that there is no need to seek anybody's permission for that.
A fresh round of controversy is brewing over the Tipu Jayanti celebration in the state with BJP MPs asking the state government to keep them out of the November 10 event.
Siddaramaiah said the invitation will be sent out to all the central and state leaders and added that it is up to them to accept or not.