Decide on Tipu anniversary by November 8: Karnataka High Court

A PIL was filed by a citizen over the desirability of celebrating Tipu Jayanti given the incidents of violence that occurred around the event in 2015.

By: Express News Service | Bengaluru | Published:November 4, 2016 3:14 am
karnataka, tipu sultan, tipu sultan birthday, karnataka hc tipu sultan, tipu sultan birthday, tipu sultan birthday controversy, tipu sultan karnataka hc, india news, indian express news Karnataka High Court Thursday asked the state government to take a final decision by November 8 on the state’s plans to celebrate the birth anniversary of Tipu Sultan on November 10.

A division bench of Karnataka High Court Thursday asked the state government to take a final decision by November 8 on the state’s plans to celebrate the birth anniversary of Tipu Sultan on November 10.

A division bench comprising Chief Justice S K Mukherjee and Justice R B Budhihal issued the order in the wake of a PIL filed by a citizen over the desirability of celebrating Tipu Jayanti given the incidents of violence that occurred around the event in 2015.