The project, which aims at promoting the teachings of Basaveshwara, was first proposed in 2016 by the then Siddaramaiah-led Congress government in the state.
He was shifted to a hospital in Bengaluru in party MP DK Suresh’s car, but was declared brought dead.
Bidar police arrested four persons for allegedly barging into a madrasa in Old Bidar city, and performing prayers in the early hours on Thursday.
Additional DGP (Law and Order) Alok Kumar has asked Bidar SP Decca Kishor Babu to find out if there has been any dereliction of duty on the part of the police.
A video shows a group of people entering the Mahmood Gawan monument where a madrasa and mosque is located, by allegedly breaking open the gate; they allegedly performed prayers inside.
The nemesis of the dreaded Veerappan gang, police officer Shankar M Bidari, has now inspired a doctoral thesis.
All the 16 people, who were from Bidar city, were on Chardham pilgrimage and on their way to Ayodhya when the accident occurred.
The Hindu devotees offered prayers to Allama Prabhu, while Muslims to paid obeisance to Ahmed Shah Wali. Both prayers and poojas were done at the same spot in Ashtur.
He termed the Reddy brothers and their gang as Gabbar, Sambha, Kalia and collectively referred to them as Gabbar Singh Gang.
Speaking to reporters on Saturday, Siddaramaiah said that the invitation from the Railways came at the last moment.
The heartless side of Bengaluru came to the fore on Sunday evening after a young man was murdered in a road rage incident.