Veer Savarkar

BSY inaugurates Veer Savarkar flyover, JDS workers protest over Hindutva icon's name

Questions raised over naming structure after Maharashtrian icon; BBMP had decided on it in February this year 

published on : 9th September 2020

Flyover in Bengaluru named after Veer Savarkar, despite opposition

Speaking after inaugurating the flyover, Yediyurappa said Savarkar sacrificed his entire life for the freedom of India.

published on : 8th September 2020

Decision to name Bengaluru flyover after Savarkar put on hold amid opposition outcry

Yediyurappa was supposed to inaugurate the flyover on Thursday, which was built at a cost of Rs 34 crore, coinciding with the birth anniversary of Savarkar, but the decision was deferred.

published on : 28th May 2020

Opposition turns 'Veer Savarkar Flyover' into a matter of regional pride, BJP leaders hit back

Opposition demanded that Savarkar's name be replaced with freedom fighters from Karnataka.

published on : 27th May 2020

'Veer Savarkar Flyover': Karnataka opposition plays regional pride card, BJP hits back

The opposition led by the Congress' Siddaramaiah and JDS' Kumaraswamy accused the government of insulting freedom fighters from Karnataka with its decision to name the flyover after Savarkar

published on : 27th May 2020

Rahul Jinnah 'more appropriate' name for Rahul Gandhi: BJP on Congress leader's Savarkar jibe

Amit Malviya, the BJP IT cell head, tweeted sarcastically that the former Congress president was right that he can never be Rahul Savarkar.

published on : 14th December 2019